Process Control Technician Salary

The average Process Control Technician in the United States earns approximately $20.57 per hour. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Process Control Technicians — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. The vast majority of Process Control Technicians (84 percent) survey respondents are men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,006 - $101,806
$47K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,555
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$13.42 - $36.70
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$21
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$0$101K
Salary $47,006 - $101,806
Bonus $507 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$36,935 - $90,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $13.42 - $36.70
Overtime $20.47 - $57.55
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $507 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$36,935 - $90,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Process Control Technician

Process control technicians work with automated process control systems and their essential components and assist in the design, creation, testing, and implementation of process control panels. They are also tasked with maintaining existing control systems and making upgrades when necessary, and they typically work closely with management, technicians, electricians, and production personnel.

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Process Control Technician Tasks

  • Assist operations and industrial engineers to troubleshoot industrial layout or manufacturing issues.
  • Measure time, methods, and motion involved in worker performance and recommend more efficient processes.
  • Evaluate, review, and make recommendations to improve production systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Control Technician

Pay by Experience for a Process Control Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Control Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Control Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Process Control Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 10 salaries. A Process Control Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 7 salaries.

Process Control Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Process Control Technician?

Process Control Technician in Kingsport:
"Once a Technician, Always a Technician."
Keep your head down and do what's asked of you.

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Key Stats for Process Control Technician

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Process Control Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Process Control Technician Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▲18%


National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%
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