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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$70,520
5.86% 1.32%
2016
$66,390
-3.96% -
2015
$69,020
2.52% -
2014
$67,280
-2.13% -
2013
$68,710
-1.28% -
2012
$69,590
- -

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 $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
$91,580
Corpus Christi
$71,820
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$70,520
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$69,910
Victoria
$69,030
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$64,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,020
Fort Worth-Arlington
$62,860
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,960
Midland
$58,020



See also: Top paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.