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Documentation Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Documentation Engineer is $56,271 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,018 - $83,524
(Median)
$34K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,270
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50%
90%

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$12.53 - $35.40
(Median)
$13
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,018 - $83,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$31,919 - $75,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $35.40  
   
Overtime
$18.80 - $41.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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).
)
$31,919 - $75,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

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

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Experience Affects Documentation Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Documentation Engineer Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 22%
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