Data Technician Salary

The average rate for a Data Technician is $17.22 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$28,936 - $59,702
$29K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,403
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$12.12 - $24.55
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,936 - $59,702  
   
Bonus
$503 - $3,973  
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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$26,067 - $54,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $24.55  
   
Overtime
$19.38 - $37.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$503 - $3,973  
   
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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$26,067 - $54,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for Data Technician

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Data Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$38,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Data Technician Salaries

Fiber
▲7%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲2%

Microsoft Access
▲2%


National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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