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Chemical Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of chemical technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chemical technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,370
25th Percentile Wage
$33,550
50th Percentile Wage
$41,160
75th Percentile Wage
$53,620
90th Percentile Wage
$73,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $73,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical technicians is $27,370.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,160
1.34% 11.20%
2016
$40,610
5.15% -
2015
$38,520
4.85% -
2014
$36,650
0.60% -
2013
$36,430
-0.33% -
2012
$36,550
- -

Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of chemical technicians in seven industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 other support services industry with an annual salary $45,620. The lowest paying industry is the remediation and other waste management services industry (annual salary $37,090). For detailed chemical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Support Services
$45,620
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$45,410
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,710
Administrative and Support Services
$40,840
Employment Services
$40,230
Temporary Help Services
$39,920
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$37,090

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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