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Manufacturing

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.

Salary Breakdown

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Average

$65,580

ANNUAL

$31.53

HOURLY

Entry Level

$34,730

ANNUAL

$16.70

HOURLY

Mid Level

$70,310

ANNUAL

$33.80

HOURLY

Expert Level

$93,180

ANNUAL

$44.80

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Chemical Plant and System Operators

380

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Chemical Plant and System Operators


Top Expected Tasks

Chemical Plant and System Operators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Selective Attention

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression


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