Document Control Manager Salary

Document Control Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $64K annually, but may range from $36K to $102K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Document Control Managers is high. Document Control Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent.

$39,858 - $103,678
(Median)
$40K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,657
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$13.68 - $42.53
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$14
$20
$43
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,858 - $103,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,119  
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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$35,786 - $101,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $42.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,119  
   
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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$35,786 - $101,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Records Management and Document Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Document Control Manager

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


For many Document Control Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $45K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $55K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Document Control Managers make a median salary of $70K. Document Control Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Pay Difference by Location


For Document Control Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Document Control Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Phoenix is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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 7%

Entry-Level
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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: 68% employee benefits None: 13%
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