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Process Control Technician Salary

Process Control Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $22.88 per hour. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. The vast majority (83 percent) of Process Control Technicians who answered the questionnaire are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$40,127 - $89,514
(Median)
40K
65K
82K
90K
MEDIAN: $65,000
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90%

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$13.30 - $36.30
(Median)
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36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,127 - $89,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
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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$33,504 - $89,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.30 - $36.30  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $53.73  
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 - $5,195  
   
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).
)
$33,504 - $89,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $47K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $56K. Process Control Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $63K.

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Experience Affects Process Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%