Document Controller

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Document controllers are responsible for the workflow and record keeping of electronic or hard copy documents, either for a special project, department or an entire organisation. They prepare, move, organise and file all technical or commercial documents, and make sure they comply with legal and business regulations.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for document controllers are around £23,000 a year, rising to around £28,000 with experience. Senior document controllers can earn up to around £40,000 a year.


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Document controllers mainly work in engineering, construction or manufacturing industries, but also work across a wider range such as the oil and gas, utilities and medical industries.

What Does it Take?

You should have:

You should be able to work:


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