Information About Chemical Technicians

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Training

Chemical technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Chemical technicians
Training for Chemical Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 3.8
High School 28.4
Some College 24.3
Associates Degree 11.9
Bachelors Degree 23.9
Masters Degree 4.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.4

Employment

Represents about 66,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less chemical technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, chemical technicians make $21.42 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical technicians $12.50 $15.60 $20.20 $26.40 $32.80
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, chemical technicians make $44,560 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chemical technicians $25,990 $32,580 $42,070 $54,970 $68,340
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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