Career Outlook for Librarians

Also known as:  Acquisitions Librarian, Catalog Librarian, Children's Librarian, Collection Development Librarian, College Librarian, Electronic Resources Librarian, Film Librarian, Government Documents Librarian, High School Librarian, Interlibrary Loan Services Librarian
The overall job outlook for Librarian careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 0.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.16 percent per year. Demand for Librarians is expected to go up, with an expected 24,160 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.04 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Librarians in the following states
New York 11,930
Texas 11,460
California 9,360
Illinois 7,820
Florida 7,110
Ohio 6,570
Pennsylvania 6,160
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Librarians
Guam 40
Virgin Islands 70
Alaska 380
North Dakota 450
South Dakota 460
Delaware 480
Wyoming 500