The average pay for a Chemical Process Operator is AU$85,937 per year.

AU$48,408 - AU$140,939
AU$48K
AU$86K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$85,937
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.55 - AU$41.13
AU$21
AU$26
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$25.75
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$144K
Salary AU$48,408 - AU$140,939
Bonus AU$19,653
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$43,976 - AU$144,404
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$64
Hourly Rate AU$20.55 - AU$41.13
Overtime AU$52.38
Annual Data AU$0AU$144K
Bonus AU$19,653
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$43,976 - AU$144,404
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Chemical Process Operator

Chemical process operator positions are classified as processing and production jobs. The chemical process operator is responsible for all chemical mixing, processing, and packaging operations within the production area. The operator must know and observe all safety procedures, organizational rules, and environmental policies. They are responsible for transferring the products through the various process and storage areas using conveyors, tanks, and other transfer systems. Additionally, the chemical process operator researches and troubleshoots any problems that occur during product transfer and reports these issues to the maintenance department. The chemical process operator may also be responsible for loading and unloading chemical delivery vehicles, conducting chemical product inventory, and ensuring general cleanliness of the area in which they work.

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Chemical Process Operator Tasks

  • Process chemicals by following guidelines and instructions on equipment such as reactors, distillation systems, etc.
  • Package and transfer chemicals safely.
  • Monitor and maintain equipment, including adjusting controls, oiling or cleaning, and switching to backups.
  • Conduct laboratory tests and record results like pH, temperature, raw materials, water level, etc.

Chemical Process Operator Pay By Employer

$0$72K

Dow Chemical Co
8 profiles
$63,286

Chemical Process Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Process Operator

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Process Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Process Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Process Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Chemical Process Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 13 salaries. A Chemical Process Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$80,976

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Chemical Process Operator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Chemical Process Operator Salaries

▲26%

▲23%

▲5%

National Average
AU$81,000

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 54%