Information for careers in Chemical Technology
Chemical Technology
Salary range

Median annual wage:

$47,280 (2017)

$44,660 (2015)

Roles and Responsibilities
Managing (Time, Projects, and People)
Educating and Training
Conducting Applied Research and Development
Developing Procedures and Policies

  • Set up apparatus for chemical reactions
  • Work in pilot plants, assisting engineers with running experiments in a miniature version of a manufacturing process
  • Help devise and troubleshoot synthesis and analytical procedures
  • Ensure packaging of hazardous materials complies with regulations
  • Manage Databases
Professional Skills
Performing research
Analyzing data
Attention to detail
Communication – Oral
Communication – Written
Managing projects
Working independently

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