Document Control Specialist Salary

The average wage for a Document Control Specialist is $18.39 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$34,857 - $72,932
$35K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,174
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$13.06 - $27.55
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MEDIAN: $18.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,857 - $72,932  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,995  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $4,122  
Total Pay (?
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$29,883 - $65,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 395
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $27.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$20.08 - $41.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,995  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $4,122  
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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$29,883 - $65,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 776
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Job Description for Document Control Specialist

Document control specialists serve as quality-control specialists for the literature a company releases to the public. These documents may include policies, manuals, user guides, and forms. Document control specialists primarily work in industries such as engineering or pharmaceutical manufacturing, where they fine-tune literature and manuals that the company releases to simplify the language and/or create clear instructions. They are often part of a technical writing team and are responsible for consistency, accuracy, and ability to be understood.

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Document Control Specialist Tasks

  • Create, review and revise documentation procedure according to standard operating procedures.
  • Train staff on document control processes and procedures.
  • Process, distribute, and maintain controlled documentation using a document control system.
  • Process documents for revision and approval.
  • Organize the routing of documents throughout the process from conceptualization, approvals, distribution to filing.

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National Average: $42,021

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Q: What is it like working as a Document Control Specialist?

Document Control Specialist in Mansfield:
Pros: Working with documents only, little to no customer interaction. This allows me to focus more on document details.
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Key Stats for Document Control Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Document Control Specialist Salaries

▲27%

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$42,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Document Control Specialist Salaries

Auditing
▲9%



Document Review and Distribution
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

▼1%






▼5%


Data Management
▼6%


Document Preparation
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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