How much does a Chemical Operator make?

Updated Jul 25, 2021

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$51,183 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,007 salaries

$34K

Low

$51K

Average

$77K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Chemical Operator is $51,183 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Chemical Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1007 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chemical Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Operator$43,347 /yr
L3
Senior Operator$48,834 /yr
L4
Operator IV$58,569 /yr
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BASF
3.7

BASF

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $18 - $42
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$18

$42

$18 - $42 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Chemical Operator

$53,266

 /yr
Range: $33K - $62K

$33K

$62K

$32,899 - $61,621 Range

Eastman
3.9

Eastman

Chemical Operator

$63,431

 /yr
Range: $50K - $80K

$50K

$80K

$50,400 - $80,344 Range

Chemours
3.7

Chemours

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $20 - $42

$20

$42

$20 - $42 Range

Henkel
4.3

Henkel

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $9 - $25

$9

$25

$9 - $25 Range

DuPont
3.9

DuPont

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $21 - $45

$21

$45

$21 - $45 Range

Momentive Performance Materials
3.8

Momentive Performance Materials

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $40

$24

$40

$24 - $40 Range

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Occidental Petroleum
3.7

Occidental Petroleum

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $25 - $54

$25

$54

$25 - $54 Range

Solvay
3.8

Solvay

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $17 - $47

$17

$47

$17 - $47 Range

Dow
4.1

Dow

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $20 - $56

$20

$56

$20 - $56 Range

Honeywell
3.7

Honeywell

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $25 - $35

$25

$35

$25 - $35 Range

Wacker Chemical
3.6

Wacker Chemical

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $30

$21

$30

$21 - $30 Range

Johnson Matthey
3.6

Johnson Matthey

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $30

$15

$30

$15 - $30 Range

Evonik
3.9

Evonik

Chemical Operator

$60,205

 /yr
Range: $47K - $83K

$47K

$83K

$46,580 - $82,637 Range

Lubrizol
4

Lubrizol

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $19 - $37

$19

$37

$19 - $37 Range

Vertellus
3

Vertellus

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $19 - $37

$19

$37

$19 - $37 Range

Jost Chemical Company
2.9

Jost Chemical Company

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $28

$18

$28

$18 - $28 Range

Pfizer
4.2

Pfizer

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $34

$10

$34

$10 - $34 Range

Dow Corning
3.3

Dow Corning

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $17 - $35

$17

$35

$17 - $35 Range

PPG
3.4

PPG

Chemical Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $37

$15

$37

$15 - $37 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chemical Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Chemical Operator is $51,183 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chemical Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1007 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chemical Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Chemical Operator in United States is $76,558 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chemical Operator in United States is $34,218 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$16
hourly
A Bandsaw Operator in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
An Edo Operator in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
An Operator in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$34
hourly
A Laboratory Operator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $34 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A COPY OPERATOR in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$41,000
per year
A Wafer Fab Operator in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
An Operator in the Parkersburg, WV Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Parkersburg, WV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Phone Sex Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
$24
hourly
An Operator in the Seneca, SC Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seneca, SC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$25,000
per year
A Data Entry Operator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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