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Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$87,930
75th Percentile Wage
$75,980
50th Percentile Wage
$67,280
25th Percentile Wage
$53,020
10th Percentile Wage
$39,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$42.27
75th Percentile Wage
$36.53
50th Percentile Wage
$32.35
25th Percentile Wage
$25.49
10th Percentile Wage
$19.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.27. The median hourly salary is $32.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.13.

Table 3. Compare Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $67,280 in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is in the middle of salary range for chemical plant and system operators in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 2.5 percent (2.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Victoria and 18.4 percent (18.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Victoria
$69,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$68,150
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$67,280
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,980
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,900

Table 4. Comparison of Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas, and the Nation

From Table 4, it is noted that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is lower than the salary statistics in state of Texas and higher than the USA salary statistics. Specifically, the median salary of chemical plant and system operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown ($67,280) is .6 percent (.6%) lower than that in Texas ($67,680) and 16.9 percent (16.9%) higher than that in the United States ($55,900).

Region Median annual Salary
Texas
$67,680
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$67,280
USA
$55,900

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