Documentation Engineer Salary

A Documentation Engineer earns an average wage of $17.28 per hour.

$42,282 - $79,490
$42K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $59,342
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$10.14 - $34.52
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$17
$35
MEDIAN: $17.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,282 - $79,490  
   
Bonus
$983  
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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$31,121 - $75,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$983  
   
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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$31,121 - $75,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Documentation Engineer

  • Draft, revise, and coordinate documentation efforts for all engineering projects.
  • Review contract details to ensure that the design and manufacture of a product can and will meet the requirements in the contract.
  • Evaluate current and implement new systems for maintaining up-to-date records and information.
  • Ensure that technical information is recorded accurately and comprehensively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Documentation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Documentation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Documentation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Documentation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 9 salaries. A Documentation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Documentation Engineer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Documentation Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Documentation Engineer Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 36%