Average Documentation Specialist Salary in Canada

C$46,206
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,500
Bonus
C$3,931
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The average salary for a Documentation Specialist in Canada is C$46,206.
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C$34k
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C$46k
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C$63k
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MEDIAN C$46,206
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Salary
C$34k - C$63k
Bonus
C$311 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$7k
Total Pay
C$34k - C$66k

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Job Description for Documentation Specialist

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

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Popular Skills for Documentation Specialist

Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Microsoft Office, Document Review and Distribution and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Specialist

An early career Documentation Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,506 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Documentation Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,028 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Documentation Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,242 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,463.
Employees with Documentation Specialist in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 36.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (8.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (19.9% less), Montréal, Québec (18.8% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 142 survey responses.
Early Career
46.5%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
8.5%

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