Average Houston Document Controllers make around $22.06 per hour. The vast majority of Document Controllers in Houston, Texas (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Document Controllers in Houston. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,562 - $97,943
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$32K
$51K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,011
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$16.22 - $31.26
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$16
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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Salary
$31,562 - $97,943  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
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$33,007 - $71,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $31.26  
   
Overtime
$19.77 - $47.34  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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$33,007 - $71,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Document Controller

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $43K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. Document Controllers in Houston bring in $54K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Document Controller generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $61K.

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Experience Affects Document Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 10%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Document Controller Salaries

Document Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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