Document Control Manager Salary

With a little over a half of Document Control Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Document Control Managers is $64K annually and can range from $36K on the lower end to $105K per year near the higher end. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Document Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Document Control Managers (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,632 - $105,600
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$64K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,687
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$14.21 - $44.13
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,632 - $105,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,262  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,793 - $105,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.21 - $44.13  
   
Overtime
$15.88 - $48.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,262  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,793 - $105,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Document Control Manager

Document control managers oversee document management systems for an organization, They manage the accuracy and integrity of business documents throughout the document life cycle, which includes filing, archiving, retrieving, purging, and destroying. In larger organizations, document control managers may supervise a team of document control specialists and file clerks. Document control managers must maintain internal and legal privacy rules, as they may encounter confidential and sensitive information through the course of their work. They must be proficient with scanning equipment and software applications, as document management systems increasingly involve scanning and electronic archiving. Document control managers typically work in an office environment, specifically in an office and file room, during regular business hours.

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Document Control Manager Tasks

  • Create and maintain master documents and procedures for altering documents and their properties.
  • Manage day-to-day and strategic plan for document review, approval, archival, and quality control.
  • Own, document, and review the documentation process, including compliance and control.
  • Develop in person and written training materials and protocols for specific user types.

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Document Control Managers only report a few specific skills. Records Management and Document Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Document Control Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $47K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $57K. Document Control Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. Document Control Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $68K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,249

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Document Control Managers that is 58 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Document Control Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Document Control Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Document Control Manager Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 13%


National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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