How much does a Chemical Plant Operator make in the United States? The average Chemical Plant Operator salary in the United States is $54,947 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $47,323 and $62,885. 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. 

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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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Chemical Plant Operator: Production Scheduling, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Bilingual, Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) ...More

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