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 $517 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 537,000 skilled, good-paying jobs throughout the U.S.

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

Georgia chemistry...

  • At $12.90B, is the 3rd largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 13th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 18,974 direct jobs and another 25,256 related jobs
  • Pays $1.41B in wages
  • Has an average wage of $74,149, 23% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Georgia
  • Generates $187M in state & local taxes, and $323M in federal taxes
  • Invests $333M across Georgia to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $2.92B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 23,338 jobs in plastics & rubber products