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Chemical Technicians in Nebraska

Considering a career as a Chemical Technician in Nebraska?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$49,540 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemical Technicians Work in Nebraska?

There were approximately 320 workers employed as Chemical Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 320 Chemical Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Chemical Technicians in NE Employment Trend

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

Chemical Technicians in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Chemical Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.

Job Projections for Chemical Technicians: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 360 total jobs in 2026 for Chemical Technicians in this state.

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

What do Chemical Technicians Make in Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Chemical Technicians ranged from $31,030 to $90,460 with $49,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.92 to $43.49. The median hourly rate was $23.82.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.17 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.65.

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

Chemical Technicians Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 160 $46,250

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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