Chemical Plant and System Operators
Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.
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Our visitors have voted that it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 91% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Chemical Plant and System Operators' job openings is expected to decline by 1.1% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Chemical Plant and System Operators' was $82,670, or $39.74 per hour
'Chemical Plant and System Operators' were paid 78.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 18,710 people employed as Chemical Plant and System Operators within the United States.
This represents around 0.013% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as Chemical Plant and System Operators.
Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
SOC Code: 51-8091.00
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