Career Outlook for Epidemiologists

Also known as:  Clinical Epidemiologist, Communicable Disease Specialist, Environmental Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Investigator, Malariologist, Medical Epidemiologist, Pharmacoepidemiologist
The overall job outlook for Epidemiologist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 3.29 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.55 percent per year. Demand for Epidemiologists is expected to go up, with an expected 790 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.10 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Epidemiologists in the following states
Massachusetts 400
Texas 280
Virginia 230
Washington 230
New York 210
Maryland 170
Illinois 160
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Epidemiologists
New Jersey 40
Wyoming 40
West Virginia 40
Arkansas 40
Oklahoma 40
Oregon 40
South Carolina 40