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Process Control Technician Salary

Average Process Control Technicians in the United States make around $23.38 per hour. The vast majority of Process Control Technicians (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Process Control Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$36,337 - $88,862
(Median)
$36K
$59K
$89K
MEDIAN: $58,594
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$13.33 - $36.29
(Median)
$13
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,337 - $88,862  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $3,000  
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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$33,574 - $88,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $36.29  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $53.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $3,000  
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).
)
$33,574 - $88,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Process Control Technician

  • Evaluate, review, and make recommendations to improve production systems.
  • Measure time, methods, and motion involved in worker performance and recommend more efficient processes.
  • Assist operations and industrial engineers to troubleshoot industrial layout or manufacturing issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Control Technician

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $49K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $54K on average. For Process Control Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $63K.

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Experience Affects Process Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%