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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 $66,410, Delaware is the highest paying state for chemical technicians. It is followed by Louisiana (average annual salary $61,300). 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 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 Delaware
$66,410
$40,430 600
2 Louisiana
$61,300
$30,790 2,330
3 Alaska
$57,150
$35,360 100
4 Texas
$56,940
$30,150 6,350
5 Massachusetts
$54,490
$36,540 1,800
6 West Virginia
$53,650
$26,830 820
7 Nevada
$53,260
$31,340 970
8 Oklahoma
$51,960
$27,630 690
9 New Jersey
$51,410
$29,240 4,010
10 Vermont
$50,000
$34,360 60
11 Missouri
$49,680
$30,430 970
12 District of Columbia
$49,260
$30,900 40
13 Connecticut
$48,970
$33,070 710
14 Alabama
$48,560
$28,200 990
15 North Carolina
$48,440
$28,610 2,110
16 Nebraska
$48,180
$29,520 320
17 Illinois
$48,110
$32,750 2,200
18 Minnesota
$47,630
$33,720 1,560
19 New York
$47,570
$29,740 2,880
20 Kentucky
$47,200
$28,730 600
21 Montana
$47,140
$28,940 100
22 Mississippi
$46,870
$33,490 440
23 Georgia
$46,390
$29,120 1,360
24 Tennessee
$46,290
$28,390 1,620
25 Virginia
$45,730
$32,090 1,150
26 Colorado
$45,660
$29,720 1,000
27 Washington
$45,620
$27,710 1,000
28 South Carolina
$45,000
$28,530 1,150
29 Wisconsin
$44,590
$29,690 1,440
30 North Dakota
$44,530
$29,370 40
31 Ohio
$44,350
$28,720 3,270
32 Pennsylvania
$44,320
$28,680 3,920
33 Maryland
$43,700
$27,160 1,120
34 Rhode Island
$43,690
$33,150 180
35 California
$43,370
$27,750 6,450
36 New Hampshire
$43,100
$28,190 200
37 Michigan
$42,950
$26,540 2,000
38 Arizona
$42,930
$26,610 870
39 New Mexico
$42,630
$27,870 130
40 Arkansas
$42,360
$27,920 610
41 Oregon
$42,230
$31,370 240
42 Idaho
$41,940
$23,570 370
43 Wyoming
$41,680
$28,880 290
44 Utah
$41,590
$28,330 1,070
45 Kansas
$40,790
$29,510 370
46 Florida
$40,050
$26,350 1,840
47 Indiana
$39,560
$25,490 1,410
48 Iowa
$38,880
$27,250 550
49 Puerto Rico
$36,450
$20,680 940
50 Maine
$36,430
$25,350 180
51 South Dakota
$35,090
$27,220 70
52 Hawaii
$34,390
$26,320 60
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