These statistics are for the career grouping Technical Occupations in Physical Sciences (NOC 221), which includes Chemical Technologists and Technicians.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Manufacturing (39%), Professional, scientific and technical services (25%), Public administration (13%), Wholesale trade (6%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), women represented 48% of workers in this occupation, which is the same as the average for all occupations.
This occupation (Chemical Technologists and Technicians) is part of a larger group called Technical Occupations in Physical Sciences (NOC 221). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 25%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.