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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Process Operator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$61,742 / yrTotal Pay
$41,680 / yrBase Pay
$20,062 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,742

 / yr
$5K$838K
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The estimated total pay for a Process Operator is $61,742 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $41,680 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,062 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Process Operator?

Some related job titles are Plant Operator Salaries with median pay of $64,102, Process Technician Salaries with median pay of $60,943, Production Technician Salaries with median pay of $54,205, Chemical Process Operator Salaries with median pay of $55,787.

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Dow
4.1

Dow

Process Operator - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $23 - $48

$23

$48

$23 - $48 Range

537 Jobs
ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Process Operator

$98,401

 /yr
Range: $60K - $149K

$60K

$149K

$60,000 - $149,132 Range

Phillips 66
3.8

Phillips 66

Process Operator

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $69K - $142K

$69K

$142K

$69,429 - $142,351 Range

Valero Energy
3.9

Valero Energy

Process Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $21 - $62

$21

$62

$21 - $62 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Process Operator - Hourly

$29

$67

$29 - $67 Range

LyondellBasell
3.9

LyondellBasell

Process Operator - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $32 - $55

$32

$55

$32 - $55 Range

DuPont
3.9

DuPont

Process Operator

$67,284

 /yr
Range: $48K - $98K

$48K

$98K

$47,720 - $98,124 Range

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Mapei
3.4

Mapei

Process Operator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $28

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.
3.6

Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.

Process Operator - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $33 - $47

$33

$47

$33 - $47 Range

Covanta
3.8

Covanta

Process Operator

$48,717

 /yr
Range: $47K - $53K

$47K

$53K

$46,562 - $53,103 Range

Marathon Petroleum
3.5

Marathon Petroleum

Process Operator - Hourly

$50

 /hr
Range: $38 - $80

$38

$80

$38 - $80 Range

Ingredion
3.8

Ingredion

Process Operator - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $21 - $46

$21

$46

$21 - $46 Range

INVISTA
3.7

INVISTA

Process Operator - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $27 - $61

$27

$61

$27 - $61 Range

Motiva Enterprises
3.4

Motiva Enterprises

Process Operator - Hourly

$49

 /hr
Range: $34 - $56

$34

$56

$34 - $56 Range

BP
3.8

BP

Process Operator

$101,512

 /yr
Range: $85K - $123K

$85K

$123K

$84,840 - $122,574 Range

Eastman
3.8

Eastman

Process Operator

$86,416

 /yr
Range: $73K - $94K

$73K

$94K

$72,911 - $93,906 Range

Kraft Heinz Company
3.4

Kraft Heinz Company

Process Operator - Hourly

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

PBF Energy
3.7

PBF Energy

Process Operator - Hourly

$50

 /hr
Range: $34 - $78

$34

$78

$34 - $78 Range

Olin
3.3

Olin

Process Operator

$86,600

 /yr
Range: $74K - $95K

$74K

$95K

$73,500 - $94,856 Range

Tate & Lyle
3.6

Tate & Lyle

Process Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $46

$24

$46

$24 - $46 Range

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$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Process Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$94,909

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Chemical Process Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$34

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Process Operator with less than one year of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Process Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Process Operator with more than 15 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Process Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Process Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Cell Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$43

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Pipeline Technician with 10 to 14 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Chemical Process Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Process Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Process Operator is $63,450 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Process Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Process Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Process Operator in United States is $105,577 per year.

The lowest salary for a Process Operator in United States is $38,132 per year.

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