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Operator Chemical Salary

$51,454 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Chemical is $51,454 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Operator Chemical is between $37,741 and $62,920. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Chemical. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Operator Chemical Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 77,870

Estimated population of Operator Chemical jobs: 3,429

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Operator Chemical Job Listings for United States

Biochemical Machine Operator - Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry
May 21
Charlotte, NC, USA
RES Consultant Group
... operating a high speed automated soft-gel encapsulation machine. He/she will set up, adjust ... Associates Applied Science degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field preferred. ...
Blending Operators / Chemical Operators - 4 days on | 3 days off
Apr 29
Bangor, PA, USA
JobConnection Services, Inc.
Assists in running all chemical manufacturing processes in compliance with all associated quality systems. Packs and ships all products. Maintains process in their validated or compliant state JOB ...
Chemical Operator II
May 24
Rochester, NY, USA
Career Start
Chemical Operator IILocationRochester, NYJob TypeFull-timeSalarySalary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour Career Start is currently seeking Chemical Operator in Rochester, NY. To be considered for this Chemical ...
Chemical Operator I
May 17
Glendora, CA, USA
Glendora Employment Agency, Inc.
We are currently seeking a Chemical Operator I for a client in the Azusa area. Job Description: · Observe and perform production-related activities under the supervision of a qualified Production ...
Chemical Batch Operator
May 21
Greensboro, NC, USA
Advanced Personnel Resources, Inc.
Advanced Personnel Resources is currently seeking an experienced Batch Operator with a background in chemical operation for our client in the Greensboro area on a 12 hour rotating shift. Candidates ...
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