Document Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$49,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$49,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ropes & Gray
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a document specialist make?
Document Specialists in the US make on average $49,814 annually or $23.95 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $75,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Document Specialists. New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania are some of the states with the best Document Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Document Specialist is 2.5 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$54,734

Average Document Specialist Salary By Location

As a Document Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $49,814 per year or $23.95 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Document Specialists at 59,526. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $31,000. Some of the states with the best Document Specialist salaries are New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Maryland. On the other hand, Wyoming, Oregon, Alaska, Washington, and Idaho report the lowest wages for Document Specialists.

Map of Document Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Document Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Document Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Document Specialist jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Ropes & Gray and Squire Patton Boggs are the best paying companies for Document Specialists. Companies like National Oilwell Varco and Lincare Holdings also report very competitive wages for Document Specialists.

Average Document Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Document Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Manufacturing companies, and Pharmaceutical companies pay their Document Specialists well. Health Care companies pay their Document Specialists the highest wages, averaging $56,325 per year. Manufacturing companies and Pharmaceutical companies pay well too, at $53,501 and $49,536, respectively. The types of companies that pay Document Specialists the least are in the Transportation industry, where the average annual salary is $41,152.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$56,325
$56k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$53,501
$54k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$49,536
$50k
Finance
Finance
$48,622
$49k
Professional
Professional
$44,068
$44k
Technology
Technology
$43,955
$44k
Transportation
Transportation
$41,152
$41k

Document Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Document Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Document Specialist can range from $23,473 to $79,528 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hirelevel
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04/29/2020
$40,321
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04/21/2020
$29,218
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04/21/2020
$33,392
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$39,653
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$25,566
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$27,131
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