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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$34,550 - $72,597
$35K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,287
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$13.23 - $28.08
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MEDIAN: $18.51
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$0$72K
Salary $34,550 - $72,597
Bonus $293.61 - $5,076
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $4,085
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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$29,977 - $65,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 397
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.23 - $28.08
Hourly Tips $0.03
Overtime $20.19 - $42.03
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $293.61 - $5,076
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $4,085
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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$29,977 - $65,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 787

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Document Control Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Document Control Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Document Control Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 624 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Document Control Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 389 salaries. An experienced Document Control Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 306 salaries. A Document Control Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 117 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $42,967

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Document Control Specialist Reviews

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

Document Control Specialist in Modesto:
"Over whelming."
Pros: Office work.
Cons: Tedeious.

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

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Key Stats for Document Control Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Document Control Specialist Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$43,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Document Control Specialist Salaries

Auditing
▲7%



National Average
$43,000

Document Review and Distribution
▼2%



▼4%




▼7%


Data Management
▼8%


Document Preparation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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