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The average chemical unit operator salary in United States is $40,013 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $596. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level chemical unit operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $28,062. On the other end, a senior level chemical unit operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,551.

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Job Description
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).

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