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Chemical Technicians in Minnesota

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

10.2% Jobs Projection
$47,780 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

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

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

  • Chemical Technicians in Minnesota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chemical Technicians Work in Minnesota?

There were approximately 1,650 workers employed as Chemical Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,560 Chemical Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemical Technicians in MN Employment Trend

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

Chemical Technicians in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Chemical Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.

Job Projections for Chemical Technicians: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 160 annual job openings, and a total of 1,620 jobs for Minnesota 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Chemical Technicians ranged from $33,430 to $72,950 with $47,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.07 to $35.07. The median hourly rate was $22.97.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.9 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.07.

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

Chemical Technicians Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,310 $48,410
Duluth, MN-WI 50 $46,970

Top States for Chemical Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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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