Process Technician Salary

A Process Technician earns an average wage of $19.47 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Safety Compliance and Plastic Molding.

$32,172 - $73,687
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$74K
MEDIAN: $46,479
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$14.68 - $26.66
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,172 - $73,687  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,030  
Profit Sharing
$192.19 - $5,187  
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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$32,157 - $67,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $26.66  
   
Overtime
$21.28 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$192.19 - $5,187  
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).
)
$32,157 - $67,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 629
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Job Description for Process Technician

A process technician’s main duties center around maintaining manufacturing process equipment and ensuring such machinery operates in a clean organized environment. To do this, process technicians are required to schedule and perform regular maintenance, cleaning, and repairs of all equipment; they also order necessary machine parts and upgrade equipment when necessary to ensure optimal performance. In addition, process technicians perform some administrative tasks, such as documenting all machine maintenance, making equipment orders, and improving or developing safety guidelines for equipment use. Most individuals in these positions work during first shift; however, there are some companies that hire second-shift process technicians as well.

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Process Technician Tasks

  • Monitor equipment and take action in the event of problems.
  • Responsible for process technology equipment operation and safety.
  • Continuously monitor all operations and processes to prevent and correct equipment malfunctions.
  • Work to plan, analyze and control the quality of manufacturing processes.
  • Provide training to team members on relevant industry processes and equipment operations safety.

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What is it like working as a Process Technician?

Process Technician in Alpha:
"Cool, Interesting, Stressful."
Pros: There are many opportunities for advancement. Educational reimbursement provided.
Cons: Horrible management that is not qualified for the position they hold, just left over from a by out of Spectra Gas.

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Experience Affects Process Technician Salaries



National Average
$45,000



Skills That Affect Process Technician Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 13%

Plastic Molding
up arrow 11%

National Average
$45,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%


Training
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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