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Chemical Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chemical Technicians in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,250
25th Percentile Wage
$34,320
50th Percentile Wage
$44,480
75th Percentile Wage
$56,760
90th Percentile Wage
$71,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.10
25th Percentile Wage
$16.50
50th Percentile Wage
$21.38
75th Percentile Wage
$27.29
90th Percentile Wage
$34.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.17. The median hourly salary is $21.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.10.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,4801.35%9.11%
201543,880-0.14%-
201443,9402.91%-
201342,6605.23%-
201240,430--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $28,030 to $64,110. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Pennsylvania is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,110. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,350). The lowest paying area is Lancaster with a median annual salary of $28,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$64,110
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,350
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$49,800
Philadelphia
$49,670
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,270
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$43,810
Pittsburgh
$43,430
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,240
York-Hanover
$42,830
Reading
$42,110
Williamsport
$40,600
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,150
State College
$38,440
Johnstown
$36,420
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$34,320
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,220
Lancaster
$28,030


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