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!

Kansas chemistry...

  • At $5.91B, is the 5th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 25th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 4,936 direct jobs and another 6,835 related jobs
  • Pays $443M in wages
  • Has an average wage of $89,798, 31% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Kansas
  • Generates $120M in state & local taxes, and $196M in federal taxes
  • Invests $405M across Kansas to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $865M in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 10,758 jobs in plastics & rubber products