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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 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 143 165 15.38 3 12 17
United States 70300 71500 0.0 1300 5700 7200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 25.82 15.25 18.45 23.95 31.11 39.07
Alaska 33.97 23.82 27.76 33.28 38.83 45.82
Balance of State 34.45 23.54 28.15 34.08 39.06 46.21

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.