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Chemical Technicians

Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for research and development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards, and other work involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.

Salary Breakdown

Chemical Technicians

Average

$42,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$24,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$47,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$71,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Chemical Technicians

1,260

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Chemical Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Chemical Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

SKILL

Science

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


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