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Process Control Technician Salary

Median pay for Process Control Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $23.38 per hour. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn vision coverage. Most Process Control Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Process Control Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,440 - $89,869
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$90K
MEDIAN: $58,594
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$13.33 - $36.29
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$13
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,440 - $89,869  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,035  
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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$33,861 - $89,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,035  
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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$33,861 - $89,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $49K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $55K. Process Control Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $62K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Process Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%
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