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Estimated employment160
Mean wage$25.84
Entry wage$18.46
10th percentile wage$16.58
50th percentile wage$24.74
90th percentile wage$37.18
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional and Business Services8049.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services8023.58
Chemical Technicians (19-4031)
Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for purposes, such as 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.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.74 $35.61  -$10.87
2016$24.16+2.4%$34.78 +2.4%-$10.61
2015$23.70+2.0%$34.11 +2.0%-$10.41
2014$23.25+1.9%$33.47 +1.9%-$10.21
2013$22.81+1.9%$32.83 +1.9%-$10.02
2012$22.37+2.0%$32.19 +2.0%-$9.82
2011$22.02+1.6%$31.69 +1.6%-$9.67
2010$21.63+1.8%$31.14 +1.8%-$9.50
2009$21.40+1.1%$30.80 +1.1%-$9.40
2008$20.76+3.1%$29.89 +3.1%-$9.12
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.74 $23.51  $1.23
2016$24.16+2.4%$22.76 +3.3%$1.40
2015$23.70+2.0%$22.28 +2.1%$1.42
2014$23.25+1.9%$21.81 +2.2%$1.45
2013$22.81+1.9%$21.37 +2.1%$1.44
2012$22.37+2.0%$21.00 +1.7%$1.37
2011$22.02+1.6%$20.67 +1.6%$1.35
2010$21.63+1.8%$20.32 +1.7%$1.31
2009$21.40+1.1%$20.05 +1.4%$1.35
2008$20.76+3.1%$19.53 +2.6%$1.23
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$22.31200
Norwich-New London$19.8990
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$22.31200
Norwich-New London$19.8990
Wages in other areas
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