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Highest Paying States for Chemical Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $75,120, North Dakota is the highest paying state for chemical technicians. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $65,950). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Chemical Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 North Dakota
$75,120
$32,870 70
2 Delaware
$65,950
$34,720 640
3 Louisiana
$60,800
$30,910 2,050
4 Alaska
$59,240
$35,670 140
5 Massachusetts
$53,880
$36,080 1,970
6 Vermont
$51,940
$34,490 70
7 New Jersey
$51,410
$29,240 4,170
8 Nevada
$49,770
$27,890 1,040
9 Texas
$49,720
$26,750 6,260
10 West Virginia
$49,120
$24,350 600
11 District of Columbia
$48,870
$28,930 50
12 Minnesota
$48,530
$33,160 1,470
13 Alabama
$48,240
$28,230 930
14 Connecticut
$48,090
$33,050 780
15 Washington
$48,040
$27,200 910
16 Illinois
$47,790
$31,750 2,120
17 New York
$47,230
$28,940 2,710
18 Missouri
$46,480
$31,300 1,200
19 Virginia
$46,020
$32,790 1,240
20 Oklahoma
$45,910
$26,080 540
21 Tennessee
$45,680
$27,770 1,550
22 North Carolina
$45,520
$28,140 2,110
23 Arizona
$45,020
$27,600 890
24 Nebraska
$45,020
$28,420 320
25 Kentucky
$44,710
$26,560 620
26 Montana
$44,520
$31,220 120
27 Georgia
$44,500
$27,820 1,270
28 Pennsylvania
$44,480
$27,250 3,980
29 Rhode Island
$44,370
$32,900 140
30 Mississippi
$44,280
$28,970 340
31 Michigan
$44,070
$27,160 2,240
32 Maryland
$44,060
$26,840 1,080
33 South Carolina
$43,700
$27,800 1,060
34 Colorado
$42,580
$23,150 950
35 California
$42,260
$26,580 6,710
36 Wisconsin
$42,150
$28,310 1,800
37 Ohio
$42,140
$29,170 3,760
38 New Hampshire
$41,920
$27,090 180
39 Utah
$40,750
$27,390 970
40 Wyoming
$40,730
$27,560 330
41 Iowa
$40,690
$29,280 480
42 Kansas
$39,970
$27,600 500
43 Florida
$39,600
$26,450 2,010
44 Idaho
$39,450
$21,090 240
45 Indiana
$39,040
$22,600 1,570
46 Oregon
$38,950
$27,980 270
47 New Mexico
$37,870
$28,010 230
48 Arkansas
$36,940
$26,070 600
49 Maine
$35,520
$22,810 130
50 Hawaii
$34,390
$26,320 60
51 Puerto Rico
$34,240
$20,050 1,170
52 South Dakota
$33,340
$26,370 90
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