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!

Missouri chemistry...

  • At $11.64B, is the 3rd largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 15th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 15,442 direct jobs and another 26,831 related jobs
  • Pays $1.18B in wages
  • Has an average wage of $76,676, 13% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Missouri
  • Generates $207M in state & local taxes, and $261M in federal taxes
  • Invests $199M across Missouri to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $2.99B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 17,041 jobs in plastics & rubber products