The average pay for a Document Controller is $16.95 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.
Document Controller Total Pay (?
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$28,986 - $61,374
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MEDIAN: $43,519
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Document Controller Total Pay (?
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$11.91 - $24.86
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,986 - $61,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $22,685  
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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$25,996 - $58,355  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$14.50 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.68 - $22,685  
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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$25,996 - $58,355  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 340
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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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What is it like working as a Document Controller?
Document Controller in Kotzebue:
"Document Control Payscale."
Pros: Controlling documents.
Cons: Finding archive hard copy documents.
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Experience Affects Document Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Document Controller Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 16%
Document Management
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 1%
Data Processing
up arrow 14%
Data Entry
up arrow 18%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.
Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 18%
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