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!

New Jersey chemistry...

  • At $15.48B, is the 1st largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 8th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 19,627 direct jobs and another 24,471 related jobs
  • Pays $2.10B in wages
  • Has an average wage of $106,822, 15% higher than the average manufacturing wage in New Jersey
  • Generates $618M in state & local taxes, and $604M in federal taxes
  • Invests $391M across New Jersey to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $9.24B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 14,706 jobs in plastics & rubber products