Data Technician Salary
The average rate for a Data Technician is $17.44 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$28,106 - $52,711|
|Bonus||$511 - $3,915|
|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).)
|$26,691 - $51,917|
|Hourly Rate||$12.10 - $23.24|
|Overtime||$18.38 - $36.99|
|Bonus||$511 - $3,915|
|Total Pay (||$26,691 - $51,917|
Job Description for Data Technician
Data technicians are responsible for collecting, analyzing, and implementing information, as well as facilitating data storage processes, creating detailed reports based on their work, and providing conclusions based on their observations. Advanced problem-solving skills are very important in this position to develop innovative solutions to data issues, as well as the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and multitask on separate projects with ease. They generally use a personal computer to analyze information and communicate with other technicians to share important data. They must work well together in team settings with other data professionals, but also on their own with minimal supervision. They may also be responsible for managing data modifiers, troubleshooting, and initiating the resolution process.Read More...
Data technicians also scan files, procure electronic records, and actively participate in business meetings to suggest ways to improve quality and productivity processes using fewer company resources. They generally report their progress to the data supervisor in their department and work in an office environment with a regular 9-to-5 schedule.
Close attention to detail is important in this position to manipulate and classify data as it comes in, and these technicians must be proficient with computer software such as Office applications, databases, and internet tools. A high school diploma is required for this position, and a bachelor's degree in data management or a related field is highly beneficial. Industry and data certifications are also helpful. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Data Technician Tasks
- Enter and verify data into standardized systems.
- Organize and arrange files and data.
- Search for, categorize, and enter data from multiple departments and sources.
- Review documents and records for completeness and accuracy.
- Compare records across fields and time to identify trends and quality problems.
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Pay by Experience Level for Data Technician
Pay by Experience for a Data Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Data Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 30 salaries. A Data Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries.
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