Documentation Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Documentation Manager is $71,362 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, Technical Writing, People Management, and Project Management.
Documentation Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,966 - $106,428
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MEDIAN: $71,361
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Documentation Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.91 - $50.63
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,966 - $106,428  
   
Bonus
$100.22 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,960  
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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$39,174 - $111,540  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $50.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.22 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,960  
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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$39,174 - $111,540  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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Job Description for Documentation Manager
  • Report on security, users, access, and data quality of documents and records.
  • Standardize data and records through remediation as well as changing organizational policy.
  • Analyze and improve overall query and storage systems.
  • Lead and implement document and records management systems, from initiation to end user delivery.
  • Resolve comments, questions, and formatting issues in documentation.
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Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
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New York
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National Average
$67,000
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Experience Affects Documentation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Documentation Manager Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 32%
Technical Writing
up arrow 31%
People Management
up arrow 31%
Project Management
up arrow 20%
National Average
$67,000
Documentation
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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