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Chemical Technology&

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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
growing 24.6%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
maintaining 0%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 2.81%
Average Wage
growing 27.7%
People in Workforce
declining 33.9%
Average Employee Age
growing 11.3%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Chemical Technology and the types of students that study this field. Florida State College at Jacksonville awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's and Special Focus Institutions have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Chemical Technology. Tuition costs for Chemical Technology majors are, on average, $2,880 for in-state public colleges, and $4,392 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Chemical Technology programs are Public, 2-year institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Science Technologies graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Science Technologies majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Science Technologies majors, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution.


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Science Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Science Technologies is 42.9, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Science Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,301) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Chemical Technology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chemical Technology majors need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chemical Technology majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Operation and Control.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Chemical Technology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Operation Monitoring, Monitoring, and Reading Comprehension are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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