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Document Retention Specialist Salary

$51,782 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Document Retention Specialist is $51,782 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Document Retention Specialist is between $37,402 and $63,689. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists in daily activities for the operations of the organization's document retention activities and processes, maintaining electronic and hard-copy controlled documents, department files, and resource materials.
  • Carries out the operational requirements that result from policies, procedures, regulations, and guidances governing the management of documents that exist in print and electronic form.
  • Prepares, adheres to, and controls the record retention schedule, maintains records inventory and other records associated with retention and destruction of documents, and manages methods for disseminating information.
Document Retention Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Library Technicians

Job family population: 90,030

Estimated population of Document Retention Specialist jobs: 24,494

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Document Retention Specialist Job Listings for United States

Customer Success Manager (Retention Specialist)
May 2
Dallas, TX, USA
The Customer Success Manager (Retention Specialist) is a full time job based in the Dallas/Ft. ... Planning and documenting is your forte. Nothing "falls through the cracks" with you * You have ...
Resident Retention Specialist
Mar 26
San Diego, CA, USA
WM Builders/WillMark Communities
Job Description The Resident Retention Specialist is responsible for working closely with the ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
Enrollment and Retention Specialist
Jun 3
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Christian Health Centers
Work with managed care entities to enhance patient enrollment and retention. Support LACHC ... Gain and maintain eligibility guidelines and documentation requirements for state and federal ...
Customer Retention Specialist
May 13
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Exhibit exceptional organizational skills and maintain up-to-date documentation of all client ... Collaborate and offer insight to customer retention campaigns by recognizing triggers based on ...
Sr. Document Control Specialist - #10220
Jun 7
Sylmar, CA, USA
Sr. Document Control Specialist - TalentZok OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity ... retention period * Ensure documents of external origin are up to date * Maintain client standard ...
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