How do I become a Process Operator?

Process Operating Technology - Associate of Applied Science

1. How do I become a Process Operator?

Complete the 60 hour AAS in Process Operating Technology.

2. What are a Process Operator education requirements?

The program is a 2 year, 60 hour associates degree. 

3. How long does it take to become a Process Operator? 

The degree requires 60 hours of class room work sequenced over 4 full semesters or 2 calendar years. However, if developmental classes are required, they must be taken prior to completing some of the required degree coursework. Also, classes are offered during the summer which can reduce the 2 calendar year sequencing. Additionally, if classes from another university are transferred in, the time requirement may be reduced.

4. How much does a Process Operator make?

The average salary for a Process Operator is $65,032 per year in Texas, which is 25% above the national average ( Working overtime can result in salaries over $100,000 per year.