Chemical technologists set up, conduct, and analyze chemical experiments, tests, and sampling tests for quality control. They operate/maintain laboratory equipment, compile records, and interpret analytical results. They also perform environmental testing, assessments, and may develop or ensure compliance standards are met.
Chemical technicians assist in setting up and conducting chemical experiments/tests. They operate/maintain laboratory equipment and compile records.
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations.
Occupations usually require college or vocational education or apprenticeship training.
Employment in 2018
Median Age of workers in 2018
39.1 years old
Estimated Median Age of Retirement in 2018
65 years old