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Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chemical plant and system operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,180
25th Percentile Wage
$45,300
50th Percentile Wage
$55,760
75th Percentile Wage
$72,350
90th Percentile Wage
$79,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,180.

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
$55,760
-8.05% -8.05%
2016
$60,250
4.35% -
2015
$57,630
-3.77% -
2014
$59,800
-12.42% -
2013
$67,230
10.38% -
2012
$60,250
- -

Table 3. Compare Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,760 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for chemical plant and system operators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 10.9 percent (10.9%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island and 37.5 percent (37.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Rochester.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$62,560
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$62,120
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$55,760
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$54,520
Syracuse
$40,970
Rochester
$34,840



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