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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$42,320|
|25th Percentile Wage||$57,200|
|50th Percentile Wage||$70,520|
|75th Percentile Wage||$80,440|
|90th Percentile Wage||$94,700|
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 $94,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,320.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical plant and system operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $70,520 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 23.0 percent (23.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Beaumont-Port Arthur and 17.7 percent (17.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Midland.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |