How much does a Chemical Plant Operator II make in the United States? The average Chemical Plant Operator II salary in the United States is $57,930 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $50,461 and $68,532. 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. 

Chemical Plant Operator II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chemical Plant Operator II Salary $43,662 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Chemical Plant Operator II Salary $50,461 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Chemical Plant Operator II Salary $57,930 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Chemical Plant Operator II Salary $68,532 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Chemical Plant Operator II Salary $78,185 US May 28, 2024
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What skills does a Chemical Plant Operator II need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Written Communication: Communicating information through written media to educate, inform and influence the target audience.

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Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation or computation capabilities, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.

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Work Ethic: A belief that work and diligence have a moral benefit and an inherent ability, virtue or value to strengthen character and individual abilities. A set of values centered on importance of work and manifested by determination or desire to work hard.

Written Communication 3.67%
Microsoft Excel 3.11%
Work Ethic 2.2%
Others 91.02%
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Job Description for Chemical Plant Operator II

Chemical Plant Operator II controls equipment and systems that process chemical substances and materials into products. Operates equipment and monitors the production process to ensure efficient and safe output. Being a Chemical Plant Operator II follows standard operating procedures and performs in process quality checks to identify and resolve issues during processing. Troubleshoots problems with equipment, respond to system notifications and makes required adjustments as needed. Additionally, Chemical Plant Operator II enters required production data and information into logs. May unload or move materials. Follows all procedures for safe material handling and required safety gear. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or team leader. The Chemical Plant Operator II works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Chemical Plant Operator II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Chemical Plant Operator II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Chemical Plant Operator II, the first career path typically starts with a Chemical Plant Operator III position, and then progresses to Chemical Plant Operations Supervisor.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Mine Foreman.

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Chemical Plant Operator II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Chemical Plant Operator II, the highest Chemical Plant Operator II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Chemical Plant Operator II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Chemical Plant Operator II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Chemical Plant Operator II salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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