Chemical Plant and System Operators in Arizona
Get the information you need to know about working as a Chemical Plant or System Operator.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Chemical Plant and System Operators in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Chemical Plant and System Operators in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Chemical Plant and System Operators in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Chemical Plant and System Operators Work in Arizona?
There were 240 Chemical Plant and System Operators employed in this state in 2017.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Chemical Plant and System Operators in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -9.3%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 10 annual Chemical Plant and System Operators job openings in Arizona, and 100 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,800 annual jobs and 30,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Chemical Plant and System Operators Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Chemical Plant and System Operators ranged from $43,510 to $79,120 with $60,610 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.92 to $38.04. The median hourly rate was $29.14.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.35 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.79.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top States for Chemical Plant and System Operators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Chemical Plant and System Operators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Chemical Plant and System Operators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in AZ
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|Occupation||AZ Employment Total|
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|Gas Plant Operators||70|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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