The salary statistics of chemical equipment operators and tenders are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of chemical equipment operators and tenders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The chemical equipment operators and tenders annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical equipment operators and tenders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chemical equipment operators and tenders is $72,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,160. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for chemical equipment operators and tenders from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.51%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.34%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.40% in 2012 and a small growth of 0.89% in 2011.
|Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders|| |
|Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators|| |
|Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers|| |
|Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |
|Grinding and Polishing Workers|| |
|Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |
|Cutting Workers|| |
The average salaries of chemical equipment operators and tenders in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for chemical equipment operators and tenders occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $60,070. The lowest paying sector is the mining sector (annual salary $35,320).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only chemical equipment operators and tenders salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of chemical equipment operators and tenders in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,730 to $71,080. The highest paying state for chemical equipment operators and tenders is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $71,080. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $29,730. For more salary information of chemical equipment operators and tenders profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|West Virginia|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |