Chemical Technician

By: Carlos Castellanos

Job description

Responsible for helping chemists and engineers to develop, research, produce, and observe chemical products and processes. Works in laboratories, conducts experiments, and monitors production processes.

Degree needed & Salary


  • Associate’s degree


  • $94,350

3 Colleges

  1. The University of Texas at Austin
  2. University of Alabama
  3. University of California, Los Angeles

Job outlook

Employment of chemical technicians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Graduates of applied science technology programs who are trained to use equipment typically found in laboratories or production facilities should have the best opportunities.