A Documentation Engineer earns an average salary of $57,071 per year.
Documentation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$37,704 - $81,456
(Median)
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68K
81K
MEDIAN: $57,071
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Documentation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$12.89 - $28.23
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28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,704 - $81,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$34,828 - $77,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $28.23  
   
Overtime
$18.67 - $41.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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).
)
$34,828 - $77,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Engineer
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Experience Affects Documentation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Documentation Engineer Salaries

National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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