Chemistry in the States

With nearly all manufactured goods being touched by the business of chemistry, our industry is important in some facet to every state in our country. The business of chemistry is a $639 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation’s economy. Supporting more than 25 percent of the U.S. GDP, chemistry is one of the nation’s largest manufacturing sectors, and the chemistry sector provides 555,000 skilled, good-paying jobs throughout the U.S.

Use our interactive map to see the positive impacts that chemistry has in your state!

California chemistry...

  • At $20.96B, is the 9th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 6th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 36,535 direct jobs and another 52,038 related jobs
  • Pays $3.05B in wages
  • Generates $593M in state & local taxes, and $613M in federal taxes
  • Invests $518M across California to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $8.85B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 44,565 jobs in plastics & rubber products