Entry-Level Documentation Specialist Salary

Average Entry-Level Documentation Specialists make around $15.63 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Female Entry-Level Documentation Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,806 - $59,125
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$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,102
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$11.78 - $22.54
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MEDIAN: $15.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,806 - $59,125  
   
Bonus
$495.28 - $4,918  
Profit Sharing
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$27,328 - $53,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $22.54  
   
Overtime
$17.40 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$495.28 - $4,918  
   
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$27,328 - $53,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,211

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Documentation Specialists, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Documentation Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Atlanta (+24 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Tulsa (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Wheeling. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (15 percent lower) and Houston (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Documentation Specialist Salaries

Technical Writing
▲9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲7%

Editing
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Document Review and Distribution
▲4%

Customer Service
▲3%


National Average
$37,000


Typing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%