SOC: 19-4031

Chemical Technicians work in laboratories and assist chemists and chemical engineers with practical hands-on duties related to laboratory work or performing quality control duties at manufacturing facilities. Research Technicians work in experimental laboratories and Process Control Technicians work in manufacturing facilities.

Los Angeles County Chemical Technicians:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

1,430

1,590

$20.76

43,179

Associate’s

None

Moderate-term

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.