Information About Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

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Training

Chemical equipment operators and tenders need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Chemical equipment operators and tenders
Training for Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders
Percent
Less than High School 9.3
High School 41.2
Some College 27.6
Associates Degree 7.9
Bachelors Degree 10.9
Masters Degree 2.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment

Represents about 53,000 people in the United States- 0.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 6,000 less chemical equipment operators and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, chemical equipment operators and tenders make $22.33 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical equipment operators and tenders $13.30 $16.80 $21.90 $27.60 $32.80
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, chemical equipment operators and tenders make $46,440 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical equipment operators and tenders $27,850 $35,030 $45,550 $57,520 $68,270
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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