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Chemical Technicians in Oregon

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

17.9% Jobs Projection
$45,810 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemical Technicians Work in Oregon?

In Oregon, there were 260 people working as Chemical Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 240 Chemical Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemical Technicians in OR Employment Trend

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

Chemical Technicians in OR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Chemical Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 17.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.0%.

Job Projections for Chemical Technicians: Nation vs. OR

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 330 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Chemical Technicians ranged from $32,600 to $69,220 with $45,810 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.67 to $33.28. The median hourly rate was $22.03.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.3 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.73.

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

Chemical Technicians Earnings: OR vs. National Average

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 170 $44,180
Eugene, OR 60 $47,200

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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