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!

Michigan chemistry...

  • At $11.43B, is the 6th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 16th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 19,463 direct jobs and another 27,773 related jobs
  • Pays $1.98B in wages
  • Has an average wage of $101,567, 35% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Michigan
  • Generates $206M in state & local taxes, and $321M in federal taxes
  • Invests $405M across Michigan to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $4.02B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 39,606 jobs in plastics & rubber products