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Chemical Technicians in New York

Considering a career as a Chemical Technician in New York?

9.8% Jobs Projection
$49,060 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemical Technicians Work in New York?

There were approximately 2,790 workers employed as Chemical Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 2,880 Chemical Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemical Technicians in NY Employment Trend

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

Chemical Technicians in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Chemical Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.

Job Projections for Chemical Technicians: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 310 annual job openings, and a total of 3,250 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Chemical Technicians ranged from $30,470 to $81,550 with $49,060 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.65 to $39.21. The median hourly rate was $23.59.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.87 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chemical Technicians Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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 York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,090 $49,630
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 380 $56,360
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 220 $67,700
Rochester, NY 140 $50,530
Syracuse, NY 80 $58,830
Binghamton, NY 50 $33,360

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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