How much does a Documentation Manager make in the United States? The average Documentation Manager salary in the United States is $112,847 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $96,520 and $128,030. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Documentation Manager manages the documentation department in accordance with organizational policies, objectives, and budgets. Develops standard documentation methods and tools to efficiently produce high quality documents. Being a Documentation Manager plans and directs documentation projects for timely delivery of documents, publications, and on line content. May act as final approver or editor for projects. Additionally, Documentation Manager may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Documentation Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Documentation Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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