Chemical Plant Operator Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemical Plant Operator make in the United States? The average Chemical Plant Operator salary in the United States is $53,638 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $46,190 and $61,381. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Chemical Plant Operator controls equipment systems that process chemical substances into specified products. Monitors the production process and ensures efficiency of systems and equipment. Being a Chemical Plant Operator typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Chemical Plant Operator gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Chemical Plant Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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