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Operator Chemical Plant Salary
in Virginia, United States

$62,143 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Chemical Plant is $62,143 a year and $30 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Chemical Plant is between $44,885 and $76,495. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Chemical Plant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, 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.
Operator Chemical Plant Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Chemical Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 30,290

Estimated population of Operator Chemical Plant jobs: 891

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Operator Chemical Plant Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Treating Plant Operator
Feb 11
Milford, VA, USA
Hoover Treated Wood Products
POSITION SUMMARY The Treating Plant Operator is responsible for treating all wood products, mixing chemical treatments, operating treating equipment, and treating inventory as scheduled by the ...
Chemical Operator
Dec 21
Chesterfield, VA, USA
On-Board Companies
Chemical Operator Position Type: Full-time, Contract Shift: 12 Hour Rotating Benefits: Eligible ... Must have at least a high school diploma/GED * 3 - 5 yrs. of chemical plant experience preferred
Production Operator
Feb 7
Roanoke, VA, USA
Lingo Staffing, Inc.
Lingo Staffing is now hiring 1st and 2nd shift Production / Manufacturing Operators for a chemical plant in Roanoke, VA. 1st Shift Hours : 7 am - 5 pm or until finished, M-F with mandatory OT ...
Plant Mechanic I/II
Feb 12
Lorton, United States
Fairfax Water
... drives, chemical feed systems, valve actuators and other equipment. Assisting with plumbing ... Operating various equipment and machinery to include: backhoes, fork lifts, dump trucks, hand and ...
Quality Assurance Manager
Jan 31
Hampton, VA, USA
A client of Global Employment Solutions (GES)
Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures * Pest Control * Good Manufacturing Practices * Approved Supplier Program * Foreign Material Control * Plant Sanitation * Chemical Control * Product Quality ...
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