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!

Oregon chemistry...

  • At $2.75B, is the 7th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 33rd largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 3,968 direct jobs and another 5,321 related jobs
  • Pays $304M in wages
  • Generates $75M in state & local taxes, and $70M in federal taxes
  • Invests $209M across Oregon to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $2.29B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 5,199 jobs in plastics & rubber products