Chemical Equipment Operators


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
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100269
Chemical Equipment Operators

Chemical Equipment Operators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Chemical manufacturing companies
  • Drug manufacturing companies
  • Plastic manufacturing companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is expected to show little to no change. Competition from manufacturers in other countries is growing stronger. Some companies will move their operations to other countries to reduce costs. Farmers are also using fewer agricultural chemicals. However, reduced demand will be partially offset by demand for these chemicals by farmers in other countries.

Despite the limited number of jobs, openings will occur as current operators retire or leave this occupation for other reasons.

Chemical Equipment Operators (CIS 100269)

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Illinois
1,708
Small
&
1.4%
5.8%
>>>>
184
Few
  Champaign Area
19
Very small
&
10.5%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
45
Small
&
2.2%
5.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Cook County
442
Small
&
0.0%
5.6%
>>>>
47
Few
  Decatur Area
28
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
82
Small
&
12.2%
9.7%
>>>>
10
Few
  Du Page County
128
Small
&
-3.1%
5.4%
>>>>
14
Few
  Edwardsville Area
56
Medium
&
1.8%
5.1%
>>>>
6
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
6
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
74
Medium
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Lake County
446
Large
&
2.7%
8.6%
>>>>
49
High
  McHenry County
35
Small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
6
Very small
&
50.0%
6.8%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
45
Small
&
4.4%
3.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
42
Small
&
2.4%
7.3%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
11
Very small
&
-9.1%
4.3%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
17
Very small
&
5.9%
5.7%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rockford Area
37
Small
&
5.4%
7.6%
>>>>
4
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
6
Very small
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
0
None
  Springfield Area
7
Very small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
0
None
  St Louis-Belleville Area
37
Small
&
2.7%
6.4%
>>>>
4
Few
  Vermilion County
32
Medium
&
-3.1%
4.9%
>>>>
3
Few
  Will County
109
Medium
&
6.4%
9.1%
>>>>
13
Moderate
United States
88,500
Medium
&
1.7%
3.7%
>>>>
8,700
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.