Document Controller Salary

The average pay for a Document Controller is $17.02 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.

$29,959 - $65,626

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$11.93 - $25.13

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,959 - $65,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,134  
Profit Sharing
$482.88 - $6,904  
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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$25,990 - $61,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.93 - $25.13  
   
Overtime
$15.17 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$482.88 - $6,904  
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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$25,990 - $61,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 357
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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 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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Experience Affects Document Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Document Controller Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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