Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,980
25th Percentile Wage
$43,800
50th Percentile Wage
$56,910
75th Percentile Wage
$73,930
90th Percentile Wage
$83,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,980.

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
$56,910
-0.67% 20.98%
2016
$57,290
3.07% -
2015
$55,530
6.39% -
2014
$51,980
11.87% -
2013
$45,810
1.83% -
2012
$44,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Michigan ranges from $39,210 to $65,450. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $65,450. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $63,350). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $39,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$65,450
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$63,350
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$54,020
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$47,740
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$39,210




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