Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical plant and system operators in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators amongst South Dakota 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemical Plant and System Operators in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$51,440
75th Percentile Wage
$46,780
50th Percentile Wage
$42,210
25th Percentile Wage
$37,470
10th Percentile Wage
$33,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$24.73
75th Percentile Wage
$22.49
50th Percentile Wage
$20.30
25th Percentile Wage
$18.01
10th Percentile Wage
$16.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical plant and system operators in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.73. The median hourly salary is $20.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.28.

Table 3. Average Chemical Plant and System Operator Wage in South Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$40,850
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$37,720
Chemical Plant and System Operators
$42,210
Other Plant and System Operators
$50,640

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Plant and System Operators in South Dakota Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of South Dakota ranges from $41,010 to $43,660. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in South Dakota is Sioux Falls with a median annual salary of $43,660. The lowest paying area is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux Falls
$43,660
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$41,010

Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary by State

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