Document Control Manager Salary

Document Control Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and nearly one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K annually, but may range from $38K to $106K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Document Control Managers can bottom out near $38K or peak near $106K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Document Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Document Control Managers survey respondents are women (72 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,188 - $102,212
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$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,435
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$14.51 - $40.55
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$0$105K
Salary $40,188 - $102,212
Bonus $587 - $10,391
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,932
Total Pay (?
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$38,198 - $105,840
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $14.51 - $40.55
Overtime $22.35 - $61.28
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $587 - $10,391
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,932
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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$38,198 - $105,840
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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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

  • Own, document, and review the documentation process, including compliance and control.
  • Develop in person and written training materials and protocols for specific user types.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Document Control Manager


Survey results show that Document Control Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Records Management, Document Review and Distribution, Document Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Document Preparation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Document Management also know Adobe Acrobat.

Pay by Experience Level for Document Control Manager

Pay by Experience for a Document Control Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Document Control Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Document Control Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Document Control Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 112 salaries. A Document Control Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,797

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

For Document Control Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Document Control Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average.

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Key Stats for Document Control Manager

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Document Control Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
$63,000

▼6%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Document Control Manager Salaries

Records Management
▲9%


National Average
$63,000



Adobe Acrobat
▼26%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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