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Chemical Plant and System Operators in Tennessee

Is Tennessee a good place for you to work as a Chemical Plant or System Operator?

60 Job Openings

How Many Chemical Plant and System Operators Work in Tennessee?

There were approximately 390 workers employed as Chemical Plant and System Operators in this state in 2018.

There were 430 Chemical Plant and System Operators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 400 Chemical Plant and System Operators working in it, which means Tennessee has fewer Chemical Plant and System Operators than average.

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Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Chemical Plant and System Operators in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, which is better than what is projected nationwide which is a decrease of 9.3%.

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Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Chemical Plant and System Operators job openings in Tennessee, and 590 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 Tennessee?

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.6 an hour.

Top Tennessee Metros for Chemical Plant and System Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chemical Plant and System Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 290 n/a

Top States for Chemical Plant and System Operators Employment

View the list below to see where most Chemical Plant and System Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 5,200 $71,290
Louisiana 4,760 $69,510
Ohio 1,490 $61,560
California 1,290 $50,750
South Carolina 1,180 $51,440
Iowa 1,090 $55,990
Florida 930 $60,880
Georgia 910 $52,500
Minnesota 860 $49,260
Alabama 800 $70,500
Illinois 760 $64,440
North Carolina 740 $47,580
Kentucky 730 $63,220
New Jersey 590 $63,470
New York 550 $54,530
Mississippi 420 $61,270
Indiana 410 $47,970
Tennessee 390 $0
Maryland 380 $58,210
Massachusetts 320 $55,360

Below are the states where Chemical Plant and System Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Wyoming $79,130
Texas $71,290
Alabama $70,500
Louisiana $69,510
Delaware $68,340
West Virginia $65,980
Illinois $64,440
New Jersey $63,470
Kentucky $63,220
Ohio $61,560

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