Documentation Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Documentation Engineer is $56,296 per year. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.
Documentation Engineer Salary (?
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$38,002 - $82,827
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MEDIAN: $56,295
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Documentation Engineer Salary (?
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$12.00 - $27.85
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,002 - $82,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$33,856 - $74,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $27.85  
   
Overtime
$18.94 - $40.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$33,856 - $74,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Documentation Engineer

  • Evaluate current and implement new systems for maintaining up-to-date records and information.
  • Ensure that technical information is recorded accurately and comprehensively.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Documentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$53,000
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Skills That Affect Documentation Engineer Salaries

National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 16%