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Chemical Equipment Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $21.98
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Chemical Equipment Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.03 $23.97 $31.25
Minnesota
$17.76 $21.98 $27.25
Central Minnesota
$16.18 $18.19 $21.96
Southeast Minnesota
$18.72 $23.71 $29.66
Southwest Minnesota
$20.93 $24.41 $28.45
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.89 $22.44 $27.83

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,020 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Chemical Equipment Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 507 new Chemical Equipment Operators to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Chemical Equipment Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 84,400 80,300 -4,200 -5%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 466 475 9 1.9%
Southeast Minnesota 49 55 6 12.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 353 308 -45 -12.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.