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Chemical Technicians

in Massachusetts

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.

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
194031  Chemical Technicians 1,972 2,033 61 3.09 % 65 59 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    990  50 % 1,040  51 % 50  5 % $56,260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    990  50 % 1,040  51 % 50  5 % $56,260
Chemical Manufacturing    500  25 % 490  24 % -10  -2 % $56,400