Demographic information on Chemical technicians in the US. The average age of male Chemical technicians in the workforce is 43.7 and of female Chemical technicians is 40.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chemical technicians is White.
Data on higher education choices for Chemical technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chemical technicians is Biology but a relatively high number of Chemical technicians hold a major in Human Sciences.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chemical technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chemical technicians need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chemical technicians need more than the average amount of Science, Equipment Selection, and Repairing.
Projections on wages and job growth for Chemical technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Chemical technicians are expected to see a growth of 1.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.