Document Controller Salary

The average pay for a Document Controller is $16.99 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.

$30,135 - $67,545
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$68K
MEDIAN: $45,243
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$11.91 - $25.21
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$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,135 - $67,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,689  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,149  
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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$26,002 - $62,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $25.21  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,689  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,149  
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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$26,002 - $62,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 380
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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: $39,538

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Document Controller Reviews

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 22%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Document Controller Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 15%

Document Management
up arrow 2%

Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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