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Chemical Technicians

Work in labs and assist with analyzing chemicals and other substances.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$27.35 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Operate laboratory or field equipment.
  • Analyze chemical compounds or substances.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
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Job Title Examples:

Chemical Technician
Laboratory Technician
Biological Technician

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