Chemical Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,600
25th Percentile Wage
$32,900
50th Percentile Wage
$44,420
75th Percentile Wage
$57,300
90th Percentile Wage
$70,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $70,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemical technicians is $21,600.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,4203.42%6.66%
201542,9002.42%-
201441,8602.58%-
201340,780-1.67%-
201241,460--

Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of chemical technicians in eleven industries in the educational 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 junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $57,010. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $24,940). For detailed chemical technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$57,010
Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,240
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$55,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$54,790
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,740
Educational Services
$44,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$40,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$40,540
Junior colleges - State government owned
$24,940

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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