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!

Rhode Island chemistry...

  • At $848M, is the 5th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Provides 1,388 direct jobs and another 1,245 related jobs
  • Pays $98M in wages
  • Has an average wage of $70,586, 5.00% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Rhode Island
  • Generates $20M in state & local taxes, and $21M in federal taxes
  • Invests $33M across Rhode Island to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $311M in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 2,406 jobs in plastics & rubber products