Entry-Level Documentation Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Documentation Specialists take home approximately $15.86 per hour on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Female Entry-Level Documentation Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Documentation Specialists is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,801 - $58,116
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$58K
MEDIAN: $41,104
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$11.83 - $22.32
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$0$58K
Salary $29,801 - $58,116
Bonus $400.00 - $4,450
Profit Sharing $950
Total Pay (?
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$27,158 - $54,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 215
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.83 - $22.32
Overtime $15.36 - $33.47
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $400.00 - $4,450
Profit Sharing $950
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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$27,158 - $54,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,183

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Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Documentation Specialists, 33 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Documentation Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Atlanta (+25 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Tulsa (+5 percent). In Wheeling, salaries are 17 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (15 percent lower) and Houston (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
15%
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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 77 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 20%
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