Career Outlook for Geneticists

Also known as: Biologist, Bryologist, Embryologist, Osteologist, Paleobotanist, Phytopathologist, Plant Etiologist
The overall job outlook for Geneticists careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 16.23 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.71 percent per year. Demand for Geneticists is expected to go up, with an expected 7,170 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.95 percent over the next few years.
States with the most Geneticists
There are currently more Geneticists in the following states
California
4,110
Maryland
3,280
Texas
1,640
Florida
1,630
Washington
1,340
North Carolina
1,230
Colorado
1,040
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Geneticists
Vermont
40
Connecticut
90
New Hampshire
90
South Dakota
110
Nebraska
130
Indiana
150
Iowa
160

PERCENT SELF EMPLOYED

FASTEST JOB GROWTH

In recent years, Geneticists have the highest job vacancies and job growth rate in the following states
Arizona
63.64%
Pennsylvania
59.38%
New Hampshire
50.00%
Colorado
46.48%
Texas
43.86%
Tennessee
43.48%
Louisiana
32.14%

SLOWEST JOB GROWTH

The following states have had the lowest job openings and growth rates for this career in recent years
Wisconsin
-43.21%
Arkansas
-31.43%
Florida
-29.13%
Ohio
-26.19%
Minnesota
-22.86%
Connecticut
-18.18%
Utah
-15.63%

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