Career Outlook for Legislators

Also known as:  City Alderman, City Council Member, Congressional Representative, Councilor, Legislator, Member of Congress, Selectman, Senator, Tribal Council Member
The overall job outlook for Legislator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 3.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.60 percent per year. Demand for Legislators is expected to go up, with an expected 2,390 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.45 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Legislators in the following states
New York 7,180
Illinois 4,900
Wisconsin 4,420
Ohio 4,050
Pennsylvania 3,900
California 2,890
New Jersey 2,600
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Legislators
Rhode Island 90
Puerto Rico 100
Hawaii 120
Nevada 160
Oregon 160
Delaware 190
Wyoming 230