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Document Retention Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$54,942 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Document Retention Specialist is $54,942 a year and $26 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Document Retention Specialist is between $39,685 and $67,576. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Document Retention Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Bilingual Onboarding Specialist (Eng/Sp)
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
The Bilingual Onboarding Specialist will be responsible for assisting and guiding new sales agents ... Onboarding document retention processing - complete eVerify, execute sales contracts, submit ...
Documentation Specialist
May 6
North Chicago, IL, USA
Collaborative LLC
Batch Record Documentation Auditor Scope of Position: * Review and audit data and records generated ... Ensure batch records are retained and filed securely * Interact with other company departments and ...
Disability Services Specialist
Jun 21
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Joliet Junior College
... ADA transition, academic, and retention support, (5) outreach, and (6) ADA mediations ... documentation which may include complex neuro-psych-educational or psych-educational assessment ...
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Jun 11
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
Leads the development and execution of recruitment and retention strategies and programs such as ... This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is ...
Training Specialist
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Complete all necessary documentation and reports related to training and maintain training records. ... retained. Applicants must clearly and specifically identify the position for which they are ...
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