WIRED Occupation Report
for Chemical Technicians (19-4031) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for purposes, such as 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.
Employment Projections for Chemical Technicians in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Chemical Technicians in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
State of Oregon License Information for Chemical Technicians No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Current Job Openings for Chemical Technicians in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 1 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 1 are listed below.
Major Industries of Employment for Chemical Technicians in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Educational Requirements for Chemical Technicians Workers typically need an Associate's degree to enter this occupation. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Chemical Technicians
Schools and Training Providers for Chemical Technicians The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:
Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Chemical Technicians
Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Chemical Technicians in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational experience is largely self-reported. Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region. Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Chemical Technicians matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.