Career Outlook for Chemists

Also known as:  Agricultural Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Bench Chemist, Food Chemist, Formulary Chemist, Industrial Chemist, Inorganic Chemist, Laboratory Chemist, Nuclear Chemist, Organic Chemist
The overall job outlook for Chemist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by -0.67 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.11 percent per year. Demand for Chemists is expected to go up, with an expected 6,220 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.97 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Chemists in the following states
California 10,870
New Jersey 5,640
Texas 5,080
Pennsylvania 4,250
New York 3,980
Massachusetts 3,560
Maryland 3,550
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Chemists
North Dakota 70
South Dakota 90
Wyoming 100
Vermont 110
Hawaii 140
New Hampshire 140
Alaska 160