Chemical Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $73,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical technicians is $29,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of chemical technicians in eleven industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $53,700. The lowest paying industry is the grocery and related product merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $35,860). For detailed chemical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


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