Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical plant and system operators in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,240
25th Percentile Wage
$53,810
50th Percentile Wage
$60,750
75th Percentile Wage
$69,080
90th Percentile Wage
$76,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,240.

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
$60,750
7.72% 26.27%
2016
$56,060
1.14% -
2015
$55,420
2.27% -
2014
$54,160
3.91% -
2013
$52,040
13.93% -
2012
$44,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Florida ranges from $35,830 to $66,510. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Florida is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $66,510. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,860). The lowest paying area is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with a median annual salary of $35,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$66,510
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,860
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,850
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$52,710
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$35,830




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