Documentation Specialist Salary

A Documentation Specialist earns an average salary of $47,110 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Technical Writing.
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$30,612 - $71,052
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,109
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$12.35 - $25.59
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$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,612 - $71,052  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,916  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,793  
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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$28,312 - $66,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 534
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $36.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $4,793  
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).
)
$28,312 - $66,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 470
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Job Description for Documentation Specialist

A documentation specialist normally works with a company that requires the maintenance of an extensive amount of written communication, policy briefs, records and systems specifications or manuals. This is typically an office-based job, and one that requires an individual to have excellent organizational skills.

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Documentation Specialist Tasks

  • Confirm that all submitted documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Review site policies, operating procedures, work instructions and forms for format consistency.
  • Maintain revision control and tracking for controlled documents.
  • Review documents and written external communication for format, consistency and compliance with existing procedures.
  • Train staff on document control policies and procedures.

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What is it like working as a Documentation Specialist?

Documentation Specialist in Tulsa:
"Great Challenging Position."
Pros: I love the searching for the correct documentation, it is so satisfying to get every piece of the correct documentation to bill a claim.
Cons: Annoying co-worker that is everyone's nightmare.

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Experience Affects Documentation Specialist Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Documentation Specialist Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$42,000

Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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