Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

Training Requirements for Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

Chemical equipment operators and tenders need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Chemical equipment operators and tenders
Percent
Less than High School 6.6
High School 35.8
Some College 25.2
Associates Degree 9.0
Bachelors Degree 19.2
Masters Degree 3.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.8

Employment Outlook for Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

This represents about 66,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 5,000 less chemical equipment operators and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 20,000 more.

Typical Income for Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

Hourly Income

On average,chemical equipment operators and tenders make $24.18 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical equipment operators and tenders $13.39 $17.04 $22.97 $29.98 $37.33
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders $12.50 $15.83 $20.96 $28.10 $35.48
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, chemical equipment operators and tenders make $50,300 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical equipment operators and tenders $27,840 $35,450 $47,780 $62,360 $77,640
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders $26,000 $32,930 $43,600 $58,440 $73,800
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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