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Document Control Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$41,000
$28,000
$41,000
$61,000
Did you know that the average document control specialist makes $42,015 per year? That's valued at $20.2 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $28,000 and $61,000, meaning document control specialists have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most document control specialists find a job with professional and technology companies, while others work for energy, health care, and technology companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New Jersey, New York and Delaware are the top states in the U.S. to pay document control specialists the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Newark, NJ
$54,575
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Map of Document Control Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Document Control Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Document Control Specialist Salary By Location

While a document control specialist can average a salary of $42,015 per year, or $20.2 per hour, there are many opportunities for document control specialists to make more. For example, in Redwood City, CA you might make $60,769 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Newark, NJ and Newark, DE. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Redwood City, CA where the average starting salary is $35,000. The highest paying states for document control specialists include New Jersey, New York and Delaware. Meanwhile, Oregon, North Dakota, and Wyoming offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA
$60,769
$61k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$54,771
$55k
Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ
$54,575
$55k
Newark, DE
Newark, DE
$53,348
$53k
Bethlehem, PA
Bethlehem, PA
$52,343
$52k
Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD
$51,506
$52k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$51,488
$51k
Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA
$51,149
$51k
Norwood, MA
Norwood, MA
$49,434
$49k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$48,338
$48k

High Paying Document Control Specialist Jobs

Average Document Control Specialist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a document control specialist, being employed by a company such as Thermo Fisher Scientific or Smith & Nephew would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Dexcom and Omnicell also report highly competitive salaries for document control specialists.

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Document Control Specialist Salary History

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    Average Document Control Specialist Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, document control specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that energy, health care, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for document control specialists. For example, document control specialists make a whopping average salary of $50,373 while working for energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $45,294 at health care companies and $42,060 at technology companies. But document control specialists may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $31,990.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Energy
    Energy
    $50,373
    $50k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $45,294
    $45k
    Technology
    Technology
    $42,060
    $42k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $41,648
    $42k
    Construction
    Construction
    $39,846
    $40k
    Pharmaceutical
    Pharmaceutical
    $36,849
    $37k
    Professional
    Professional
    $31,990
    $32k

    Document Control Specialist Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a document control specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Morristown, TN
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    $59,480
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    $54,262
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    Document Control Specialist
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    Orlando, FL
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    10/14/2020
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    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/14/2020
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    Creve Coeur, MO
    Creve Coeur, MO
    10/12/2020
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    $52,175
    $52,175
    10/12/2020
    Documentation Specialist-QC
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    Rochester, MN
    Rochester, MN
    09/23/2020
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    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/23/2020
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    Houston, TX
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    09/22/2020
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    $62,610
    $62,610
    09/22/2020
    Document Control Specialist
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    Cope, SC
    Cope, SC
    09/19/2020
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    $27,527
    $27,527
    09/19/2020
    Document Control Specialist
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    West Bloomfield, MI
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    09/16/2020
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    $31,305
    $31,305
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    The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
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    Document Control Specialist III 0572
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    09/14/2020
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    $43,827
    $43,827
    09/14/2020
    Document Control Specialist
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    Eden Prairie, MN
    Eden Prairie, MN
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    08/27/2020