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Chemical Operator Salary

$51,372 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$868

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Chemical Operator is $51,372 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Operator is between $37,681 and $62,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates and tends equipment units or semiautomatic system that processes chemical substances into industrial or consumer products, such as detergents, emulsifiers, salts, bleaching agents, acids, and synthetic resins.
  • Dumps specified amounts of solid materials into heating vessels or blending tanks; and turns valves to feed liquid and gaseous materials through equipment units, or moves controls in specified sequence on control panel to start automatic feed.
Chemical Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 82,880

Estimated population of Chemical Operator jobs: 3,649

Rate of error: 2.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,554
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Chemical Operator Job Listings for United States

Chemical Strip Operator 2nd Shift + a 5% Signing Reward
Nov 28
Phoenix, United States
Chromalloy
Chemical Strip Operator: * Wax or wax inject parts per the traveler requirements * Heat tint and burnout of parts * Visual inspection of parts for complete coating removal * Dry honing/ grit blasting ...
Manufacturing / Chemical Production Operator
Nov 1
Smyrna, GA, USA
Chemical Company Smyrna GA
Chemical Plant has an immediate opening for an Entry Level Production Operator Responsibilities including but not limited to the following: Performing a wide variety of tasks associated with the ...
Operations Center Operator
Dec 2
Loving, NM, USA
Cenergy International
... Operator in Loving, NM for a 6 month contract. 8 Days On / 6 Days OFF (12hr days) Roles and ... batch salt/chemical treatments (not corrosion). • Ensures lease-hold wells are produced to ...
Plant Operator
Nov 22
Bay Lake, FL, USA
Crawford Thomas Recruiting
We are looking for a Plant Operator/PO The Plant Operator will be responsible for operating our ... Collects samples at various stages of processing and performs routine physical and chemical ...
Membrane fabricator /chemical handler/ machine operator/ - 415
Dec 3
Minnetonka, MN, USA
Della Infotech Inc.
Qualifications/Requirements: · High School Diploma/GED · Minimum of 1 year (12-months) of experience as a machine operator, maintenance technician, chemical mixer/handler, or military service in a ...

The average pay for a Chemical Operator is $51,372 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Operator is between $37,681 and $62,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Chemical Strip Operator 2nd Shift + a 5% Signing Reward
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