Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

At-A-Glance

Median Pay*
$76,310.00 per year
Employment Change, 2017-2022*
170
Number of Jobs, 2016*
1640
Entry-Level Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience
None
On-the-job Training
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Job Outlook, 2017-2022*
17.3 %

*Data is specific to the Southeast Texas region.

Job Outlook
Percent change in employment, projected 2017-2022
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
17.3%
All Occupations
18.26%
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the Targeted Occupations List for Southeast Texas
What Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Do
Operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels. Excludes "Chemical Plant and System Operators" (51-8091).
SOURCE:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition and ONETOnline