Entry-Level Documentation Specialist Salary

Average Entry-Level Documentation Specialists make around $15.86 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Entry-Level Documentation Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Entry-Level Documentation Specialists survey respondents are women (71 percent). A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,463 - $58,888
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$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,972
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$11.78 - $21.90
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$0$58K
Salary $30,463 - $58,888
Bonus $493.16 - $4,848
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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$27,196 - $54,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.78 - $21.90
Overtime $14.89 - $33.38
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $493.16 - $4,848
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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$27,196 - $54,083
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 279

Documentation Specialist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Documentation Specialist


Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,350

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Documentation Specialists, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 33 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Documentation Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), Atlanta (+24 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Tulsa (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Wheeling. Employers in Dallas and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Documentation Specialist Salaries

Technical Writing
▲9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲6%

Editing
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Document Review and Distribution
▲3%

Customer Service
▲3%


National Average
$37,000


Typing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 19%