Process Control Technician Salary (United States)

A Process Control Technician earns an average wage of $22.21 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.
Process Control Technician Salary (?
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$36,766 - $89,150
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,000
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Process Control Technician Salary (?
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$13.09 - $35.62
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,766 - $89,150  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$29,726 - $87,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $35.62  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $52.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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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$29,726 - $87,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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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Experience Affects Process Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$57,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%