How much does a System Documentation Specialist III make in the United States? The average System Documentation Specialist III salary in the United States is $85,646 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $77,387 and $93,693. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for System Documentation Specialist III

System Documentation Specialist III develops, prepares, and maintains functional, configuration, and user interface documentation for computer software and hardware products. Produces foundational manuals, release notes, user documentation, and online instructional content. Being a System Documentation Specialist III documents enhancements or changes to a product or process using a standardized style and structure. Researches, reviews, and collects all related technical information to be reflected in the documentation. Additionally, System Documentation Specialist III uses a variety of editing, content management, diagramming, screen capture, and other documentation tools. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The System Documentation Specialist III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a System Documentation Specialist III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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