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 $25 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $34. 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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AMPAC Fine Chemicals - Petersburg , VA
The Process Technician will perform multiple duties related to the production of chemicals using a ... These duties require careful observation and recording of data during all steps of the process
ZipRecruiter - 44 days ago
Mindsource Inc - Ashburn , VA
Job Title Data Center Technician Location Ashburn, VA Duration 12+ months ... Must have Server repair experience ndash MUST know the guts of the servers Has followed a process ... - 20 days ago
Porex, Filtration Group - Colonial Heights , VA
Job requirements also include independent analysis of data, demonstrating the behaviors of our core ... The R&D Process Technician may be asked to lead small projects. 1. Work with the R&D management to ...
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
Automation Personnel Services - Fredericksburg , VA
Your essential role as an ITAD Process Technician will be to segregate IT assets by type, run data wipe programs as necessary, run test procedures to ascertain cosmetic grading of computer components ...
ZipRecruiter - 74 days ago
OVHcloud - Warrenton , VA
Job Summary As a Data Center IT Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring proper functioning ... The opening is for one of the following shifts that will be determined during the interview process
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Target - Suffolk , VA
You will use preventive and predictive maintenance processes, and rapidly troubleshoot equipment ... appropriate data (labor hours, downtime, problem/cause/remedy, and parts used) * Develop and ...
Target - 26 days ago
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