Chemical Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians among Texas metropolitan areas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,750
25th Percentile Wage
$35,850
50th Percentile Wage
$49,720
75th Percentile Wage
$70,360
90th Percentile Wage
$83,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.86
25th Percentile Wage
$17.23
50th Percentile Wage
$23.91
75th Percentile Wage
$33.83
90th Percentile Wage
$40.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.36. The median hourly salary is $23.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.86.

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
201649,7207.70%-2.53%
201545,890-0.92%-
201446,310-3.76%-
201348,050-6.10%-
201250,980--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Texas ranges from $37,010 to $65,620. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Texas is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $65,620. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $64,850). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $37,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corpus Christi
$65,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$64,850
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,070
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$58,440
Longview
$50,410
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,290
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,490
Midland
$44,390
Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,500
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$40,660
Waco
$40,290
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$39,950
Odessa
$39,380
Victoria
$39,100
Lubbock
$37,010


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