Average Documentation Specialist Hourly Pay

$17.61
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,043
Bonus
$650
Commission
$2,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Documentation Specialist is $17.61.
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$12.97
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$17.61
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$26.20
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$13 - $26
Bonus
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What Do Documentation Specialists Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Documentation Specialist

3.8 out of 5
(316)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Documentation Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Documentation Specialist are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Wells Fargo & Co. and Wells Fargo Bank. Reported salaries are highest at Wells Fargo Bank where the average pay is $20.36. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wells Fargo & Co., earning around $18.86. U.S. Bank pays the lowest at around $16.00. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.28.

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What Are Popular Skills for Documentation Specialists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Specialists?

An entry-level Documentation Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.34 based on 75 salaries. An early career Documentation Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.87 based on 623 salaries. A mid-career Documentation Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.37 based on 296 salaries. An experienced Documentation Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.13 based on 297 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Documentation Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 41.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.9% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,460 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
20.3%
Late Career
11.6%