How much does a Data Processing Technician make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Data Processing Technician in the United States is $26 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $19 and $35. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Data Processing Technician?

The United States Navy occupational rating of Data Processing Technician (abbreviated as DP) was a designation given by the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) to enlisted members who satisfactorily completed initial Data Processing Technician "A" school training. This navy rating originated as the machine accountant (MA) rating in large number of navy rating changes implemented in 1948. The rating name and designation was changed to Data Processing Technician (DP) in 1967. The Navy disestablished the DP rating on 1 October 1997, combining DPs who had not previously changed ratings into the ra...

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Toray Plastics (America), Inc. - Front Royal , VA
The Process Technician is responsible for providing safe and efficient operation in their assigned ... Prepares assigned paperwork and enters data into computer systems as necessary. Performs quality ... - 71 days ago
Encore Technologies - Ashburn , VA
We are looking for a Data Center Technician to join our team at our headquarters located in If you ... Document creation and maintenance for all data center processes * Assist with process improvements
LinkedIn - 13 days ago
Sunrise Systems Inc - Boydton , VA
Data Center Technician L2 Boydton, VA 23917 6 months contract min Onsite Need to be fully ... processes, and contribute to our knowledge library that can be leveraged by others, for example KB ...
ZipRecruiter - 18 days ago
On-Board Companies - Chesterfield , VA
Chemical Lab Technician- R&D Process Development Position Summary: We are searching for a highly ... Familiarity with calibration curves and processing chromatography data is a plus * Basic mechanical ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Innovative Data Solutions LLC - Springfield , VA
Identify and execute process improvements and other enhancements that improve operational ... Data Solutions (IDS) is a small business specializing in engineering and supporting mission ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 23 days ago
Oakridge Staffing - Richmond , VA
... tape processing.Provide overnight data center support from 9:30pm to 6:00am, Monday through Friday. • Installation and initial configuration of all hardware. • Participate in disaster recovery ...
LinkedIn - 23 days ago
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