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Chemical Technician Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians amongst West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,830
25th Percentile Wage
$36,650
50th Percentile Wage
$53,650
75th Percentile Wage
$67,980
90th Percentile Wage
$78,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,830.

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
$53,650
8.44% 25.42%
2016
$49,120
9.73% -
2015
$44,340
3.95% -
2014
$42,590
-13.27% -
2013
$48,240
17.06% -
2012
$40,010
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of West Virginia ranges from $26,140 to $67,430. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in West Virginia is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $67,430. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Charleston (mean annual salary $64,130). The lowest paying area is Hagerstown-Martinsburg with a median annual salary of $26,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$67,430
Charleston
$64,130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$53,420
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,940
Winchester
$40,020
Wheeling
$39,910
Huntington-Ashland
$36,980
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$26,810
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$26,140




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