Career Outlook for Economists

Also known as:  Agricultural Economist, Econometrician, Economic Development Specialist, Economic Research Analyst, Economist, Environmental Economist, Industrial Economist, Labor Economist, Price Economist, Social Economist
The overall job outlook for Economist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 10.14 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.69 percent per year. Demand for Economists is expected to go up, with an expected 2,250 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.12 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Economists in the following states
District of Columbia 4,100
California 1,530
Texas 830
Illinois 500
Virginia 450
Massachusetts 440
New York 440
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Economists
Maine 30
Alabama 40
Montana 40
Nebraska 40
Idaho 40
Delaware 40
Kansas 40
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