How much does a Process Operator make?

Updated Jan. 20, 2022
US$63,450 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,164 salaries

US$38K

Low

US$63K

Average

US$106K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Process Operator make? The national average salary for a Process Operator is $63,450 in United States. Filter by location to see Process Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Process Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Process Operator$78,557 /yr
L3
Process Operator Ii$76,378 /yr
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Suncor
3.6

Suncor

Process Operator

$125,372

 /yr
Range: $82K - $190K
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$82K

$190K

$81,754 - $190,000 Range

Syncrude
4.1

Syncrude

Process Operator

$119,963

 /yr
Range: $76K - $154K

$76K

$154K

$75,666 - $154,491 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Process Operator - Hourly

$53

 /hr
Range: $36 - $62

$36

$62

$36 - $62 Range

Husky Energy

Process Operator

$110,756

 /yr
Range: $100K - $136K

$100K

$136K

$99,732 - $135,927 Range

Imperial Oil
3.6

Imperial Oil

Process Operator - Hourly

$53

 /hr
Range: $25 - $67

$25

$67

$25 - $67 Range

Canadian Natural
3.6

Canadian Natural

Process Operator

$126,412

 /yr
Range: $87K - $146K

$87K

$146K

$86,527 - $146,188 Range

Plains Midstream
2.4

Plains Midstream

Process Operator - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $33 - $55

$33

$55

$33 - $55 Range

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Consumers Co-operative Refineries
3.1

Consumers Co-operative Refineries

Process Operator

$107,328

 /yr
Range: $89K - $120K

$89K

$120K

$89,129 - $119,696 Range

SaskPower
3.6

SaskPower

Process Operator

$101,238

 /yr
Range: $98K - $133K

$98K

$133K

$97,655 - $133,265 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Process Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $15

$15

$15

$15 - $15 Range

Cenovus
3

Cenovus

Process Operator - Hourly

$54

 /hr
Range: $37 - $65

$37

$65

$37 - $65 Range

Teck Resources
4.1

Teck Resources

Process Operator - Contractor

$52,995

 /yr
Range: $51K - $59K

$51K

$59K

$50,841 - $58,535 Range

Vale
4.3

Vale

Process Operator

$79,257

 /yr
Range: $68K - $85K

$68K

$85K

$68,000 - $84,813 Range

Nexen
3.3

Nexen

Process Operator - Hourly

$66

 /hr
Range: $56 - $69

$56

$69

$56 - $69 Range

Federated Co-Operatives
3.2

Federated Co-Operatives

Process Operator - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $36 - $49

$36

$49

$36 - $49 Range

Chemtrade
3.7

Chemtrade

Process Operator - Hourly

$49

 /hr
Range: $42 - $52

$42

$52

$42 - $52 Range

PepsiCo
3.9

PepsiCo

Process Operator - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $18 - $32

$18

$32

$18 - $32 Range

Syncrude
4.1

Syncrude

Process Operator - Hourly Contractor

$42

 /hr
Range: $40 - $45

$40

$45

$40 - $45 Range

Frito-Lay
3.3

Frito-Lay

Process Operator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $29

$24

$29

$24 - $29 Range

Canexus
3.5

Canexus

Process Operator - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $45 - $52

$45

$52

$45 - $52 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Process Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Process Operator is $78,557 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Process Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 219 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Process Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Process Operator in Canada is $139,019 per year.

The lowest salary for a Process Operator in Canada is $44,391 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent process operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$65,000
per year
A Chemical Process Operator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $65,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Process Operator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $28 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Process Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$14
hourly
A Process Operator in the London Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$42,128
per year
A Processing Operator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $42,128 per year
Job Highlights
Kitchener Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$118,958
per year
A Process Operator in the Regina Area area reported making $118,958 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Regina Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public