Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical plant and system operators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,850
25th Percentile Wage
$60,810
50th Percentile Wage
$69,980
75th Percentile Wage
$76,980
90th Percentile Wage
$81,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical plant and system operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,980
2.87% 22.62%
2016
$67,970
7.56% -
2015
$62,830
8.09% -
2014
$57,750
5.42% -
2013
$54,620
0.86% -
2012
$54,150
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Alabama ranges from $49,750 to $70,450. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $70,450. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $69,280). The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $49,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$70,450
Decatur
$69,280
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$63,230
Huntsville
$49,750




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