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!

Idaho chemistry...

  • At $1.06B, is the 7th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 42nd largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 2,911 direct jobs and another 3,839 related jobs
  • Pays $221M in wages
  • Has an average wage of $75,845, 8.00% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Idaho
  • Generates $23M in state & local taxes, and $27M in federal taxes
  • Ships $443M in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 2,177 jobs in plastics & rubber products