Documentation Specialist with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average pay for a Documentation Specialist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $47,591 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$33,639 - $68,215
$34K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,591
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$13.30 - $28.20
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MEDIAN: $17.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,639 - $68,215  
   
Bonus
$720 - $5,009  
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
Total Pay (?
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$29,686 - $63,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.30 - $28.20  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $35.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$720 - $5,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
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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$29,686 - $63,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Documentation Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Documentation Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Documentation Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Documentation Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 64 salaries. A Documentation Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%