Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,480
25th Percentile Wage
$55,790
50th Percentile Wage
$64,130
75th Percentile Wage
$74,310
90th Percentile Wage
$80,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,480.

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
$64,130
3.01% 30.16%
2016
$62,200
3.18% -
2015
$60,220
15.00% -
2014
$51,190
13.69% -
2013
$44,180
-1.38% -
2012
$44,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Mississippi ranges from $42,230 to $58,670. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $58,670. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,880). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$58,670
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$52,880
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,230




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