Document Control Specialist Salary

A Document Control Specialist earns an average wage of $18.01 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Auditing is associated with high pay for this job.
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$31,944 - $70,983
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,467
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$12.78 - $26.35
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$13
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$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,944 - $70,983  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,895  
Profit Sharing
$199.11 - $7,096  
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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$28,753 - $64,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 626
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $26.35  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $38.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,895  
   
Profit Sharing
$199.11 - $7,096  
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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$28,753 - $64,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,087
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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

  • Organize the routing of documents throughout the process from conceptualization, approvals, distribution to filing.
  • Monitor the distribution and reconciliation of process or reference documents.
  • Establish and maintain the documentation control system/log.
  • Process documents for revision and approval.
  • Create, review and revise documentation procedure according to standard operating procedures.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,649

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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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Experience Affects Document Control Specialist Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Document Control Specialist Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 18%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Documentation
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Document Review and Distribution
0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe PDF
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Image Processing
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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