Chemical Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of chemical technicians in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chemical technician salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,560
25th Percentile Wage
$34,670
50th Percentile Wage
$41,350
75th Percentile Wage
$56,030
90th Percentile Wage
$72,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chemical technicians is $72,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical technicians is $30,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,350
5.80% 8.10%
2016
$38,950
-7.34% -
2015
$41,810
2.56% -
2014
$40,740
1.30% -
2013
$40,210
5.50% -
2012
$38,000
- -

Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of chemical technicians in five industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for chemical technician occupations is the specialty trade contractors industry with an annual salary $41,440. The lowest paying industry is the nonresidential building construction industry (annual salary $35,250). For detailed chemical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty Trade Contractors
$41,440
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$39,520
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$38,720
Construction of Buildings
$35,250
Nonresidential Building Construction
$35,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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