Process Operator Salaries

1,008 SalariesUpdated May 7, 2021

Average Base Pay
$61,032 / yr
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How much does a Process Operator make?

The national average salary for a Process Operator is $61,032 in United States. Filter by location to see Process Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,008 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Process Operator employees.

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Process Operator - Hourly

Dow

$35/hr

Range: $21 - $45

93 salaries

$35/hr
$21$45

Process Operator

ExxonMobil

$89,000/yr

Range: $60K - $138K

49 salaries

$89,000/yr
$60K$138K

Process Operator - Hourly

Valero Energy

$25/hr

Range: $19 - $60

48 salaries

$25/hr
$19$60

Process Operator

DuPont

$62,149/yr

Range: $44K - $94K

40 salaries

$62,149/yr
$44K$94K

Process Operator - Hourly

Mapei

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $26

40 salaries

$18/hr
$16$26

Process Operator

Phillips 66

$92,740/yr

Range: $64K - $110K

33 salaries

$92,740/yr
$64K$110K

Process Operator

Shell

$82,264/yr

Range: $56K - $131K

31 salaries

$82,264/yr
$56K$131K

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Process Operator - Hourly

LyondellBasell

$42/hr

Range: $29 - $49

21 salaries

$42/hr
$29$49

Process Operator

Covanta

$44,999/yr

Range: $43K - $49K

21 salaries

$44,999/yr
$43K$49K

Process Operator - Hourly

Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.

$39/hr

Range: $28 - $44

18 salaries

$39/hr
$28$44

Process Operator

BP

$93,582/yr

Range: $75K - $113K

17 salaries

$93,582/yr
$75K$113K

Process Operator - Hourly

Frito-Lay

$25/hr

Range: $22 - $32

17 salaries

$25/hr
$22$32

Process Operator - Hourly

INVISTA

$40/hr

Range: $25 - $56

17 salaries

$40/hr
$25$56

Process Operator - Hourly

Ingredion

$27/hr

Range: $19 - $42

15 salaries

$27/hr
$19$42

Process Operator - Hourly

Motiva Enterprises

$45/hr

Range: $31 - $52

15 salaries

$45/hr
$31$52

Process Operator - Hourly

Kraft Heinz Company

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $26

14 salaries

$17/hr
$14$26

Process Operator

Aerotek

$54,369/yr

Range: $47K - $71K

13 salaries

$54,369/yr
$47K$71K

Process Operator

Abbott

$51,689/yr

Range: $34K - $56K

13 salaries

$51,689/yr
$34K$56K

Process Operator - Hourly

Eastman

$39/hr

Range: $34 - $41

12 salaries

$39/hr
$34$41

Process Operator - Hourly

PBF Energy

$46/hr

Range: $31 - $72

12 salaries

$46/hr
$31$72

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent process operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$64,000
per year
A Chemical Process Operator in the Racine, WI Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Racine, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$37
hourly
A Process Operator in the Beaumont, TX Area area reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Beaumont, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$27
hourly
A Chemical Process Operator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$43
hourly
A Process Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $43 per hour
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46
hourly
A Process Operator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $46 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$46
hourly
A Process Operator in the Beaumont, TX Area area reported making $46 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Beaumont, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$42
hourly
A Process Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $42 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$48
hourly
A Process Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $48 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$38
hourly
A Pipeline Technician in the Allentown, PA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Additional Pay
$8 cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Allentown, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public