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Highest Paying Cities for Chemical Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for chemical technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of chemical technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $71,350, Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington is the highest paying city for chemical technicians. It is followed by Baton Rouge, Louisiana (average annual salary $70,260). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of chemical technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Chemical Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$71,350
140
2 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$70,260
790
3 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$70,240
80
4 Decatur, Alabama
$69,110
70
5 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$69,020
90
6 Danbury, Connecticut
$68,440
80
7 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$66,530
n/a
8 Dothan, Alabama
$66,080
30
9 Corpus Christi, Texas
$65,620
160
10 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,360
670
11 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$64,980
70
12 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$64,850
500
13 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$64,110
70
14 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$62,490
40
15 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$62,070
70
16 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$60,540
290
17 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$60,440
70
18 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$59,830
70
19 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$59,410
300
20 Spokane, Washington
$59,300
50
21 Framingham, Massachusetts
$59,280
150
22 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$59,190
250
23 Charleston, West Virginia
$58,690
170
24 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$58,440
2,720
25 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$58,360
130
26 Mobile, Alabama
$57,710
170
27 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$57,170
60
28 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$56,060
150
29 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$55,930
330
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,540
1,060
31 Montgomery, Alabama
$55,300
50
32 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$54,170
30
33 Rockford, Illinois
$54,090
60
34 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$53,960
570
35 Springfield, Massachusetts
$53,940
140
36 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$53,820
50
37 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,700
1,610
38 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$53,620
50
39 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$53,620
80
40 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,370
110
41 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$53,240
310
42 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$52,770
300
43 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$52,490
4,580
44 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$52,350
40
45 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$52,350
80
46 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$52,340
110
47 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$51,850
40
48 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$51,770
50
49 Peoria, Illinois
$51,740
80
50 Huntsville, Alabama
$51,650
140
51 Wheeling, West Virginia
$51,390
50
52 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$51,260
130
53 Owensboro, Kentucky
$51,110
30
54 Savannah, Georgia
$51,080
60
55 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$50,810
160
56 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$50,780
700
57 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$50,780
430
58 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$50,520
1,280
59 Longview, Texas
$50,410
50
60 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$50,360
400
61 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$50,310
650
62 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$50,250
100
63 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$50,220
140
64 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$50,130
850
65 Worcester, Massachusetts
$49,960
190
66 Port St Lucie, Florida
$49,930
30
67 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$49,800
350
68 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$49,740
1,290
69 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$49,730
1,240
70 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$49,670
760
71 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$49,340
120
72 Syracuse, New York
$49,230
100
73 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$49,170
80
74 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$49,140
60
75 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$49,050
160
76 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$48,920
50
77 Evansville, Kentucky
$48,510
280
78 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$48,510
140
79 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$48,500
30
80 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$48,500
210
81 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$48,500
740
82 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$48,400
110
83 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$48,290
160
84 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$48,270
130
85 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$48,270
2,730
86 Jacksonville, Florida
$48,210
220
87 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$48,190
30
88 Cleveland, Tennessee
$47,990
80
89 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$47,910
100
90 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$47,840
240
91 Lynchburg, Virginia
$47,780
80
92 Rochester, New York
$47,470
150
93 Dayton, Ohio
$47,350
130
94 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$46,950
30
95 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$46,920
180
96 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$46,810
130
97 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$46,800
70
98 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$46,650
430
99 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$46,630
70
100 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$46,550
1,770
See also: Highest paying industries for chemical technicians.