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 amongst Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,150
25th Percentile Wage
$39,790
50th Percentile Wage
$56,940
75th Percentile Wage
$76,120
90th Percentile Wage
$92,780

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 $92,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,940
12.68% 10.47%
2016
$49,720
7.70% -
2015
$45,890
-0.92% -
2014
$46,310
-3.76% -
2013
$48,050
-6.10% -
2012
$50,980
- -

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 $19,260 to $70,110. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $70,110. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $69,650). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $19,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$70,110
Corpus Christi
$69,650
Amarillo
$67,340
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$64,330
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,070
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,560
Longview
$53,020
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,720
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$46,020
Odessa
$44,790
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$44,610
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,490
Fort Worth-Arlington
$44,440
Midland
$44,220
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,640
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,220
Waco
$40,290
Victoria
$39,100
Lubbock
$37,010
El Paso
$35,770
College Station-Bryan
$30,270
Tyler
$29,590
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$19,260




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