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Chemical Plant Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$62,928 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Plant Operator is $62,928 a year and $30 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Plant Operator is between $45,453 and $77,462. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Plant Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and controls equipment units or system that processes chemical substances into specified products, according to knowledge of operating procedures, chemical reactions, laboratory test results, and correlation of process instrumentation.
  • Reads plant specifications to ascertain product, ingredients, and prescribed modifications of plant procedures.
  • Starts feed of materials through equipment units, such as heating vessels and mixing tanks; or dumps pre-weighed ingredients into tanks, hoppers, or onto conveyor.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Chemical Plant Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Chemical Operator
Oct 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Chemical Technician Wilmington, DE $23-$25/hour Chemical Technician will provide support to the ... Writes permits to enable plant support activities to take place. * Performs tasks assigned to ...
Chemical Process Engineer
Oct 16
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Work with business team and/or plant technical to develop early FEL project scopes and options ... owned and operated by women in the US. We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is ...
Knitting Machine Operator Specialist-420
Oct 31
Newark, DE, USA
SP Associates, Inc
Ability to conduct small scale chemical analysis in a wet chemistry lab. * Manage multiple ... Maintain training as a backfill operator on selected equipment. * Receive and understand guidance ...
Chemical Process Engineer
Sep 8
Newark, DE, USA
Wilmington PharmaTech
... operators, maintenance technicians and QA colleagues. Ideal candidates should have a strong ... plant equipment, such as reactors, pumps and filters for process scale-up from laboratory ...
2nd Shift Ammonia Refrigeration Tech
Nov 6
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Operate, Troubleshoot, Calibrate and perform maintenance on plant equipment * Perform chemical ... Ability to use manuals, read and follow standard operating procedures and other work place aids