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Chief Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$66,138 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Operator is $66,138 a year and $32 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Operator is between $47,704 and $81,413. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and controls chemical process equipment from instrumented control board or other control station.
  • Monitors recording instruments, flow meters, panel lights, and other indicators, and listens for warning signals to verify conformity of process conditions to plant standards of safety and efficiency.
  • Moves control settings or notifies Chemical Operator or other workers to make control adjustments on equipment units affecting speed of chemical reactions and quality and yield of product, using telephone or intercommunications system.
  • Notifies maintenance, stationary-engineering, and other auxiliary personnel to correct equipment malfunctions and adjust power, steam, water, or air supply as indicated.
  • Confers with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting safety, efficiency, and product quality.
  • Interprets chemical reactions visible through sight glasses or on television monitor and reviews laboratory test reports to determine need for process adjustments.
  • Inspects equipment for potential and actual hazards, wear, leaks, and other conditions requiring maintenance or shutdown.
  • Records instrument readings, process conditions, and other operating data in shift log, calculating material requirements or product yield as necessary from standard formulas.
  • Manually regulates or shuts down equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory personnel.
  • May be designated according to product produced.
Chief Operator Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Chemical Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 30,290

Estimated population of Chief Operator jobs: 5,030

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in...

Chief Operator Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

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