A Data Technician earns an average wage of $17.00 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Fiber is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,163 - $55,000
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,149
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$12.20 - $24.52
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,163 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$1,546  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,981 - $53,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $24.52  
   
Overtime
$19.96 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,546  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,981 - $53,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Job Description for Data Technician

Data technicians are responsible for collecting, analyzing, and implementing information, as well as facilitating data storage processes, creating detailed reports based on their work, and providing conclusions based on their observations. Advanced problem-solving skills are very important in this position to develop innovative solutions to data issues, as well as the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and multitask on separate projects with ease. They generally use a personal computer to analyze information and communicate with other technicians to share important data. They must work well together in team settings with other data professionals, but also on their own with minimal supervision. They may also be responsible for managing data modifiers, troubleshooting, and initiating the resolution process.

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Data Technician Tasks

  • Review documents and records for completeness and accuracy.
  • Compare records across fields and time to identify trends and quality problems.
  • Search for, categorize, and enter data from multiple departments and sources.
  • Enter and verify data into standardized systems.
  • Organize and arrange files and data.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Data Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Data Technician Salaries

Fiber
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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