Document Controller Salary

The average pay for a Document Controller is $17.21 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,605 - $70,769
$27K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,882
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$11.70 - $24.92
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,605 - $70,769  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$25,767 - $63,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $24.92  
   
Overtime
$15.56 - $37.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$25,767 - $63,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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Job Description for Document Controller

A document controller is responsible for keeping track of legal documents (and related materials) within a company or a specific operation in that company. For instance, a document controller in the construction field might manage and file documents such as receipts, contracts from clients, employee contracts, and blueprints. They also ensure actions required by documents are completed; for example, if a document controller is in charge of shipping and order reports, they also might ensure that all shipments come in and go out per reports' requirements. Document controller usually are supervised by general managers or supervisors with equivalent experience.

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Document Controller Tasks

  • Assist project team with preparation of reports, meeting notes and other requests.
  • Maintain and transmit files from the beginning of a project through construction and closeout.
  • Maintain and Process company documents.
  • Take written documentation of meeting minutes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Document Controller

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,970

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Document Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Document Controller?

Document Controller in Tustin:
"Precision is key."
Pros: The people I work with. I have never met anyone who works harder. They are passionate.
Cons: I believe I am undervalued.

Document Controller in Kotzebue:
"Document Control Payscale."
Pros: Controlling documents.
Cons: Finding archive hard copy documents.

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Key Stats for Document Controller

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Document Controller Salaries

▲30%

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$39,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Document Controller Salaries

Document Preparation
▲16%



National Average
$39,000



Microsoft Word
▼11%

Data Entry
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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