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Salary & Advancement

In North Carolina, average salaries for process technicians are usually around $41,000. Starting salaries for an entry-level process technician typically run about $30,000.

More experienced process technicians can earn $46,000 or significantly more, depending on how much education and experience they have. As these figures do not reflect specific educational levels or types of companies, actual salaries may be higher or lower.

The salary figures above identify a range for positions similar to those outlined for process technicians in this publication.

Earning potential becomes greater as an individual's career progresses. With experience, process technicians can advance to lead technician and shift supervisor positions. They can also transfer to other functional areas within a company such as process development or quality.

*Salary ranges compiled from North Carolina data obtained from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.