Document Control Manager Salary

With a little more than half of Document Control Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $36K to $101K per year and averages out to $63K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The vast majority of Document Control Managers (81 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,839 - $102,920
(Median)
$40K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,400
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$13.93 - $42.97
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$43
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,839 - $102,920  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,042  
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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$35,901 - $101,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $42.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.50  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,042  
   
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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$35,901 - $101,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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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Survey takers who work as Document Control Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Records Management and Document Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker earns $46K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $55K. Document Control Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $69K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $70K.

Pay Difference by 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 (+19 percent). The lowest-paying market is Phoenix, which sits 12 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Document Control Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

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 15%


National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%
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