Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,310
25th Percentile Wage
$35,080
50th Percentile Wage
$46,590
75th Percentile Wage
$59,040
90th Percentile Wage
$75,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,310.

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
$46,590
8.65% 18.52%
2016
$42,560
-8.53% -
2015
$46,190
18.73% -
2014
$37,540
-44.99% -
2013
$54,430
30.26% -
2012
$37,960
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Minnesota ranges from $47,560 to $47,740. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Minnesota is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,740. The lowest paying area is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$47,740
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$47,560




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