Average Chemical Plant Operator Hourly Pay

$24.23
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$16.36
MEDIAN
$24.23
90%
$38.71

The average hourly pay for a Chemical Plant Operator is $24.23

Hourly Rate
$16 - $39
Bonus
$405 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$35k - $89k
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What Do Chemical Plant Operators Do?

Chemical Plant Operator Tasks
  • Monitor and interpret instrument panels and indicators, ensuring equipment performs as expected.
  • Unload, load, and package raw materials, waste products and products.
  • Take samples and watch chemical reactions to test for product conformance.
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment, working with technical personnel to achieve desired product specifications.
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Job Satisfaction for Chemical Plant Operator

3.6 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.9%
Female
3.1%
This data is based on 97 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

83%

Vision

75%

None

10%