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Document Control Manager Salary

Document Control Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent over one-half of Document Control Managers. Salaries average out to around $63K per year and spread from $36K to $101K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Document Control Managers (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Document Control Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$39,821 - $102,178
(Median)
$40K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,457
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90%

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$14.05 - $40.99
(Median)
$14
$20
$41
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,821 - $102,178  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,948  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $3,052  
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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$36,070 - $101,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $40.99  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $42.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $3,052  
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).
)
$36,070 - $101,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Records Management and Document Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 16 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.


Document Control Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $45K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $55K. Document Control Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Document Control Managers, 48 percent above the national average. Document Control Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix.

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Experience Affects Document Control Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Document Control Manager Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 16%


National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%
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