Salary for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Also known as:  Acid Purification Equipment Operator, Chemical Machine Tender, Chemical Process Equipment Operator, Chemical Processor, Chemical Treatment Operator helps manufacturing professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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These employees set up, tend, operate and control machines and equipment used to control reactions or changes in industrial or consumer products. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to deal with hazardous materials by definition of the job. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have completed their high school diploma or GED in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to one year of job training on-site.

A Chemical Equipment Operator can get a compensation between 32000 to 48000 based on levels of tenure. Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders will most likely earn a compensation of Forty Five Thousand Eight Hundred dollars every year.

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders obtain the highest pay in Washington, where they can get salary pay of approximately $52810. People in this career can receive the best pay in Manufacturing, where they can earn salary pay of $46650.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.25 percent nationwide in that time.
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $46,650
Manufacturing $45,890
Wholesale Trade $44,530
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $42,090
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $42,090
Wholesale Trade $44,530
Manufacturing $45,890
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $46,650
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