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Chemical Plant Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$63,300 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Plant Operator is $63,300 a year and $30 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Plant Operator is between $45,721 and $77,920. 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 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Chemical Plant Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Chemical Operator
Jan 9
Newport, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Chemical Operator Newport, DE Pay Rate: $16-18/hr Chemical Operator Responsibilities: * Looking for an experienced Chemical Operator operating and maintaining mixing equipment for pigment blending ...
Lead Chemical Process Engineer
Jan 15
Wilmington, DE, USA
Cameron Craig
Troubleshoot plant process problems assisting operators and interact with plant chemist and ... Responsible for all management Chemical Process changes per site procedures * Project Engineering ...
Production Operator
Dec 17
Lewes, DE, USA
Entry Level II Operator CLASSIFICATION: Hourly / Non-Exempt DEPARTMENT: Production REPORTS TO ... Ability to maintain attention around chemical hazards * Ability to work independently for extended ...
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 ...
Staff Project Engineer
Dec 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
TAI Engineering
... plant programs, validation protocols, pollution control, installation, modification, quality ... Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or related Engineering Field with 5-9 years of ...