Process Operator salary in the United States

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Based on 2,949 income tax records
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How much do Process Operators make?
The average total salary for a Process Operator is $87,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,949 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Process Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Process Operator salary can vary between $24,500 to $161,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Process Operator salary by location

Process Operator salary by company

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Equistar Chemicals, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$54K – $181K
Motiva Enterprises, Orange County, TX
10 income tax records
$113K – $162K
Total Petrochemicals USA, Orange County, TX
19 income tax records
$101K – $172K
Marathon Petroleum, Galveston County, TX
12 income tax records
$113K – $172K
ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
21 income tax records
$89K – $161K
Shell Oil Products Company, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$93K – $179K
Olin, Brazoria County, TX
34 income tax records
$81K – $158K
Valero Services, Jefferson County, TX
23 income tax records
$51K – $151K
Chevron, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$103K – $159K
Westlake Management Services, Calcasieu County, LA
13 income tax records
$71K – $150K
Dow, Brazoria County, TX
49 income tax records
$73K – $167K
Eastman Chemical Company, Gregg County, TX
10 income tax records
$87K – $115K
Tate Lyle Ingredients Americas, Macon County, IL
11 income tax records
$57K – $94K
DuPont, Wood County, WV
11 income tax records
$58K – $83K
Mckee Foods, Hamilton County, TN
15 income tax records
$27K – $57K

Process Operator demographics in United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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48% have kids
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56% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Process Operators in United States

2,949 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a process operator in the United States is $87,500 per year. Process operator salaries in the United States can vary between $24,500 to $161,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,949 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as process operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for process operators in the United States: Equistar Chemicals ($145,000 a year), Motiva Enterprises ($138,000 a year), and Total Petrochemicals USA ($135,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for process operators in the United States: New Orleans Metro Area, LA ($127,000 a year), Corpus Christi Metro Area, TX ($122,000 a year), and Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA ($120,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.