$19.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,015

Profit Sharing

$1,952

Commission

$0.00

A Process Technician earns an average wage of $19.53 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Scientific Molding and Safety Compliance.

$34,283 - $74,451
$34K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,859
10%
50%
90%

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$14.35 - $27.68
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.65
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90%

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$0$74K
Salary $34,283 - $74,451
Bonus $0.00 - $4,822
Profit Sharing $243 - $5,817
Commission $0.00
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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$31,474 - $69,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 308
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.35 - $27.68
Hourly Tips $0.10
Overtime $20.62 - $41.84
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,822
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $243 - $5,817
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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$31,474 - $69,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,468

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

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

Process Technician Pay By Employer

$0$102K

$78,038

Cree, Inc.
6 profiles
$42,615

$43,104

$47,840

Dow Chemical Co
4 profiles
$73,774

M-Tek, Inc.
4 profiles
$26,431

Common Career Paths for Process Technician


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Popular Skills for Process Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Process Technician

Pay by Experience for a Process Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 519 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Process Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 256 salaries. A Process 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 135 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,682

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Process Technician Reviews

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

Process Technician in Texas City:
"Good except for the shift work."
Pros: Descent pay. Fellow coworkers.
Cons: 12 hour shifts.

Process Technician in Manchester:
Pros: Everyone here are good people we're just stuck because this place has the best insurance around.
Cons: Management doesn't care about people on the floor they all think that everyone is replaceable they give everyone else that work in the offices longer lunches more pay and better time off.

Process Technician in Grand Rapids:
"Its boring when its good."
Pros: The challenge of a bad day.
Cons: When Co-workers can't see the signs of a fail.

Process Technician in Surgoinsville:
Pros: How close the company is to my home.
Cons: I make to little for the work I do.

Process Technician in Maryville:
"Stator 3rd shift."
Pros: Challenging and fast paced. Never a dull moment. The line is used from Japan. It was run by 12 Asociates in Japan and run by 5 here in Tn. Production numbers are 2563 a shift. We run 3k to 3600 on average 6 days a week.
Cons: Rotation of team members. 4 group leaders in less than 10 months. 12 temps in less then 6 months. Our line is very technical to train for. Turn over for employees makes it hard to want to train others.

Process Technician in Millersburg:
"Proccessing."
Pros: I like to process and troubleshoot problems.
Cons: I dont like all the responsibility I havefor the amount of money I make.

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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Key Stats for Process Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 321 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Process Technician Salaries

▲12%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$46,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Process Technician Salaries

Scientific Molding
▲18%

Safety Compliance
▲11%

Equipment Maintenance
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Process Improvement
▼1%



Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼10%

Training
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 321 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%