C$24.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,561

Profit Sharing

C$1,200

The average wage for a Chemical Process Operator is C$25.37 per hour.

C$39,453 - C$99,633
C$39K
C$59K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$58,555
10%
50%
90%
C$16.90 - C$44.04
C$17
C$25
C$44
MEDIAN: C$24.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$99K
Salary C$39,453 - C$99,633
Bonus C$1,745 - C$12,108
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$36,390 - C$98,431
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data C$0C$100
Hourly Rate C$16.90 - C$44.04
Overtime C$20.43 - C$101
Annual Data C$0C$98K
Bonus C$1,745 - C$12,108
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$36,390 - C$98,431
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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 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 C$44,000 based on 26 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 C$93,000 based on 11 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 C$63,000 based on 11 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 C$70,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

71%

-20%

National Average: C$53,341

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

Chemical Process Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chemical Process Operator?

Chemical Process Operator in Hamilton:
Pros: The responsibility and dependancy of what we do as a company. Without our products and services a lot of our customers would spend thousands of dollas in extra cost to service their water treatment, heating/cooling and boiler systems.
Cons: The stress factor weighs heavily on all of our production staff.

Key Stats for Chemical Process Operator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Chemical Process Operator Salaries

▲74%

▲32%

▲17%

National Average
C$53,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 5%