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Chemical Technicians in Connecticut

Want to work in Connecticut as a Chemical Technician? Read this first!

7.6% Jobs Projection
$48,960 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Chemical Technicians in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Chemical Technicians in Connecticut is growing faster than average.

  • Chemical Technicians in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chemical Technicians Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 860 Chemical Technicians working in the state.

There were 710 Chemical Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemical Technicians in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 890 Chemical Technicians working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Chemical Technicians than average.

Chemical Technicians in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Chemical Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 7.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.

Job Projections for Chemical Technicians: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 850 jobs for Connecticut Chemical Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,600 annual jobs and 70,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chemical Technicians Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Chemical Technicians ranged from $31,640 to $78,100 with $48,960 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.21 to $37.55. The median hourly rate was $23.54.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.55 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.01.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chemical Technicians Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Chemical Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chemical Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Haven, CT 210 $43,390
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 200 $49,230
Danbury, CT 160 $55,070
Worcester, MA-CT 120 $43,720
Springfield, MA-CT 110 $57,330
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 100 $58,900
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 70 $50,970

Top States for Chemical Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Chemical Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 7,050 $56,510
California 6,100 $44,350
Pennsylvania 3,880 $47,260
New Jersey 3,510 $53,190
Ohio 3,220 $45,150
Louisiana 3,020 $63,990
New York 2,790 $49,060
Illinois 2,610 $51,220
Michigan 2,170 $37,910
Florida 2,030 $44,770
Tennessee 1,990 $45,720
North Carolina 1,770 $49,840
Minnesota 1,650 $47,780
Massachusetts 1,610 $55,480
Georgia 1,470 $42,200
Wisconsin 1,350 $45,240
Nevada 1,230 $53,460
Indiana 1,190 $41,800
South Carolina 1,160 $45,010
Alabama 1,130 $49,890

Below are the states where Chemical Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Delaware $65,330
Louisiana $63,990
Alaska $57,090
Texas $56,510
Massachusetts $55,480
Hawaii $55,270
Nevada $53,460
New Jersey $53,190
West Virginia $52,880
Oklahoma $52,500

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