Career Outlook for Animal Scientists

Also known as:  Animal Geneticist, Animal Nutritionist, Animal Scientist, Beef Cattle Nutritionist, Dairy Scientist, Poultry Scientist, Swine Genetics Researcher
The overall job outlook for Animal Scientist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 58.44 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 9.74 percent per year. Demand for Animal Scientists is expected to go up, with an expected 1,760 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 9.02 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Animal Scientists in the following states
Texas 390
Wisconsin 200
New Jersey 180
Missouri 130
Florida 130
Ohio 110
Kansas 90
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Animal Scientists
Oklahoma 30
Nebraska 40
Iowa 40
South Dakota 50
California 60
Virginia 70
Arkansas 70