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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.

Occupation Projection for Chemical Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
194031  Chemical Technicians 1,725 1,861 136 7.88 % 59 106 14 179 Associate's degree 

Chemical Technicians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    960  56 % 1,080  58 % 120  12 % $58,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    960  56 % 1,080  58 % 120  12 % $58,210
Chemical Manufacturing    270  16 % 270  15 % 0  1 % $55,730
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