H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Chemical Technicians

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.

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Associate's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
318
363
14.15%
35
$24.75
$51,488
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
105
118
12.38%
12
$29.18
$60,684
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Lincoln MSA
114
136
19.3%
13
N/A
N/A
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Central
11
12
9.09%
1
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Mid-Plains
27
28
3.7%
3
$22.98
$47,798
H3 Job
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Northeast
34
35
2.94%
3
$22.34
$46,468
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Panhandle
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
10
12
20%
1
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.