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Documentation Manager
$61K-$74K / yr. (est.)
$61K
$68,141 / year
$75K
Average base salary
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About Documentation Manager

What does a Documentation Manager do?

As Documentation Managers, we are responsible for providing oversight, documentation strategy, and review of documentation work. We oversee the documentation team to ensure on-schedule delivery of documentation. Developing standard documentation methods and tools is a part of our job. We manage plans and direct documentation projects for the timely delivery of documents. Managing publications and online content is our responsibility. We also oversee the day-to-day performance of the documentation staff. We review in-process documentation to identify areas of improvement. It is our duty to develop proposals for corrective measures for documentation issues. We monitor the documentation queue. We also assist management in identifying needed resources.

Core tasks:

  • negotiate deliverables when necessary
  • develop documentation resource needs
  • ensure proper storage and archiving of documentation
  • provide training and coaching to direct reports
  • assist Documentation team to complete projects
  • provide appropriate content as needed
  • travel to meet with remote team members or to attend conferences

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Documentation Manager?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Documentation Manager.
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Customer Service RepresentativeMiami, FL - 8 months ago
Whoa, 7+ years is a loooong wait! I hope it's worth it as a Documentation Manager. 😬
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Graphic DesignerSeattle, WA - 8 months ago
7+ years? That's like forever! I'd rather stick to designing, thanks. 😒
How Long Do Documentation Manager Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Documentation Managers works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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Graphic DesignerChicago, IL - 8 months ago
Documentation Managers can be too rigid in their approach—can't they see that design is important too?
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NurseHouston, TX - 8 months ago
Many Documentation Managers have poor communication skills, and it affects patient care. 😤
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Documentation Manager Employees?
Moderate job changes in Documentation Manager, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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TeacherNew York City, NY - 8 months ago
🤔 I wonder if Documentation Managers feel unfulfilled with their career choices. I couldn't imagine staying in the same job for so long!
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NurseHouston, TX - 8 months ago
We nurses frequently switch units and specializations for growth, but gust kept going up for changing jobs for a decade or more seems boring💤

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Documentation Manager's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Documentation Manager typically studied at.
Boston University
Northeastern University

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Documentation Manager Employees?
Gender ratio in Documentation Manager position: 0.512648221343874 Male and 0.487351778656126 Female. Age ratio in Documentation Manager position: 16-20: 4%, 21-30: 35%, 31-40: 36%, 41-50: 18%, 51-60: 6%, 60+: 1%. Documentation Manager position is predominantly male (51.3%) with the largest age group being 31-40 years old, followed by 21-30 years old.
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Documentation ManagerNew York City, NY - 8 months ago
I can't believe the gender ratio is so skewed. How can we promote more gender equality in this job? 🌟
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Documentation ManagerSeattle, WA - 8 months ago
What steps can we take to encourage more young people to pursue a career in documentation management? 😊

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Documentation Manager?
Top employers of Documentation Manager position: Akamai, Beckman Coulter, Cisco. People who work in Documentation Manager position most typically go on to work for the Akamai.
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Documentation ManagerChicago, IL - 8 months ago
I wouldn't trust this infographic data. How can Akamai be the top employer when they haven't even gained much recognition in our city for hiring Documentation Managers? Beckman Coulter has a better presence here.
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Documentation ManagerSeattle, WA - 8 months ago
It's clear that Akamai dominates the industry when it comes to hiring Documentation Managers. Don't settle for anything less!
Akamai
Beckman Coulter
Cisco
What Industries Does Documentation Manager Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Documentation Manager: Information Technology, Manufacturing, Finance & Insurance, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Administrative & Support. Documentation Manager employees most likely come from a Information Technology industry background.
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Documentation ManagerChicago, IL - 8 months ago
Alright, everyone calm down! As a Documentation Manager in Finance & Insurance, I handle confidential information every day. It's all about accuracy and attention to detail. 🤓
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Documentation ManagerMiami, FL - 8 months ago
Why y'all gotta hate on Documentation Managers? We keep things organized and ensure compliance in industries like Professional / Scientific / Technical and Administrative & Support. 🗂

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What is the women/men ratio in the job of Documentation Manager?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
This is a well balanced profession, about half of the people are women.
What is the most common age of a Documentation Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
People working as a Documentation Manager are 34 old on average.
How many years of experience do you usually have as a Documentation Manager?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
On average, people have 7 years of experience when they start working as a Documentation Manager
Which industries have a lot of people working in Documentation Manager roles?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Manufacturing is the most frequent for a Documentation Manager.
Is it encouraged to have a degree as a Documentation Manager?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most people have a Bachelor of Arts degree
Which company employs the most people in the Documentation Manager role?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
It’s common for a Documentation Manager to work for Akamai, Beckman Coulter, Cisco, Oracle and SAS
How many years do people spend as a Documentation Manager in their career path?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average people change after more than 5 years.
Is it common for people to switch companies and still work as a Documentation Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
A typical Documentation Manager might work for one or two companies.
What occupations do people usually work in before becoming a Documentation Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
You have a good chance of becoming a Documentation Manager if you are working as Technical Writer, Project Manager or Principal Technical Writer
What are the typical next steps for someone working as a Documentation Manager?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Technical Writer or Project Manager can be a good next step
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