Chemical Plant and System Operator Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical plant and system operators in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical plant and system operators amongst Wisconsin metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,900
25th Percentile Wage
$44,190
50th Percentile Wage
$60,400
75th Percentile Wage
$76,560
90th Percentile Wage
$86,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical plant and system operators in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,900.

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
$60,400
-8.29% 21.67%
2016
$65,410
5.27% -
2015
$61,960
22.69% -
2014
$47,900
-5.32% -
2013
$50,450
6.22% -
2012
$47,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Plant and System Operators in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical plant and system operators in state of Wisconsin ranges from $38,140 to $56,200. The highest paying area for chemical plant and system operators in Wisconsin is Janesville with a median annual salary of $56,200. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $51,750). The lowest paying area is Madison with a median annual salary of $38,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Janesville
$56,200
Lake County-Kenosha County
$51,750
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$46,700
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$45,710
Madison
$38,140




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