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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 $84,440, West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota is the highest paying city for chemical technicians. It is followed by Baton Rouge, Louisiana (average annual salary $72,620). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$84,440
40
2 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$72,620
840
3 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$71,970
70
4 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$71,050
130
5 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$70,190
40
6 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$70,110
690
7 Corpus Christi, Texas
$69,650
210
8 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$69,410
40
9 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$69,270
90
10 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$67,630
30
11 Decatur, Alabama
$67,470
100
12 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$67,430
130
13 Amarillo, Texas
$67,340
50
14 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$66,530
n/a
15 Jefferson City, Missouri
$66,300
n/a
16 Dothan, Alabama
$66,080
30
17 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$65,680
30
18 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,610
630
19 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$65,290
240
20 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$64,330
2,990
21 Charleston, West Virginia
$64,130
230
22 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$62,740
40
23 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$62,490
40
24 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$62,070
30
25 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$62,070
70
26 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$61,540
100
27 Danbury, Connecticut
$61,390
80
28 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$60,570
30
29 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$60,460
360
30 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$60,320
100
31 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$60,240
60
32 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$59,600
60
33 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$59,530
40
34 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$58,650
120
35 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$58,560
300
36 Camden, New Jersey
$57,860
260
37 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$56,940
570
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,800
1,080
39 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$55,810
660
40 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$55,710
130
41 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$55,630
80
42 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$55,500
370
43 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$55,380
430
44 Springfield, Massachusetts
$55,100
130
45 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$54,990
70
46 Peoria, Illinois
$54,940
100
47 Cleveland, Tennessee
$54,560
40
48 Springfield, Missouri
$54,440
n/a
49 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$54,420
80
50 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$54,380
130
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,300
1,570
52 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$54,250
60
53 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$54,170
30
54 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$54,120
30
55 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$54,110
80
56 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$53,830
30
57 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$53,730
50
58 Syracuse, New York
$53,650
100
59 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$53,630
40
60 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$53,560
130
61 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$53,420
280
62 Spokane, Washington
$53,410
170
63 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,370
110
64 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$53,360
250
65 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$53,030
70
66 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$53,020
310
67 Longview, Texas
$53,020
60
68 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$53,020
100
69 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$52,590
30
70 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$52,570
60
71 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$52,560
740
72 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$52,370
50
73 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$52,360
30
74 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$52,350
80
75 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$52,200
40
76 Savannah, Georgia
$52,120
70
77 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$52,050
50
78 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$51,960
50
79 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$51,850
40
80 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$51,800
660
81 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$51,550
100
82 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$51,350
80
83 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$51,270
130
84 Owensboro, Kentucky
$51,110
30
85 Binghamton, New York
$51,080
30
86 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$51,070
4,640
87 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$51,040
230
88 Lima, Ohio
$51,010
40
89 Mobile, Alabama
$50,990
90
90 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$50,940
190
91 St Louis, Missouri
$50,930
670
92 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$50,920
60
93 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$50,720
160
94 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$50,710
2,670
95 Framingham, Massachusetts
$50,690
150
96 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$50,670
50
97 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$50,450
1,130
98 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$50,220
140
99 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$50,210
40
100 Rockford, Illinois
$50,040
50
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