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!

Minnesota chemistry...

  • At $6.76B, is the 7th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 23rd largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 7,956 direct jobs and another 11,627 related jobs
  • Pays $793M in wages
  • Has an average wage of $99,651, 29% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Minnesota
  • Generates $177M in state & local taxes, and $240M in federal taxes
  • Invests $147M across Minnesota to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $1.53B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 18,131 jobs in plastics & rubber products