Career Outlook for Medical Scientists (not including Epidemiologists)

Also known as:  Cancer Researcher, Clinical Pharmacologist, Clinical Research Scientist, Gerontologist, Histologist, Histopathologist, Immunochemist, Industrial Pharmacist, Medical Health Researcher, Medical Research Scientist
The overall job outlook for Medical Scientist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 40.80 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 6.80 percent per year. Demand for Medical Scientists is expected to go up, with an expected 60,040 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 8.02 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Medical Scientists (not including Epidemiologists) in the following states
California 24,260
Massachusetts 8,180
New York 6,670
Pennsylvania 6,470
North Carolina 5,480
Washington 4,600
New Jersey 4,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Medical Scientists (not including Epidemiologists)
Mississippi 30
Puerto Rico 50
Montana 60
West Virginia 80
South Dakota 90
Maine 100
Vermont 100