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!

Washington chemistry...

  • At $2.72B, is the 10th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 34th largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 3,923 direct jobs and another 5,236 related jobs
  • Pays $336M in wages
  • Generates $47M in state & local taxes, and $69M in federal taxes
  • Invests $80M across Washington to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $1.03B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 8,151 jobs in plastics & rubber products