Career Outlook for Microbiologists

Also known as:  Bacteriologist, Clinical Microbiologist, Medical Microbiologist, Microbiological Analyst, Public Health Microbiologist, Quality Control Microbiologist, Virologist
The overall job outlook for MicroBiologist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 32.13 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 5.36 percent per year. Demand for Microbiologists is expected to go up, with an expected 560 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.38 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Microbiologists in the following states
California 3,530
Massachusetts 1,720
Maryland 1,260
New York 960
North Carolina 650
Georgia 640
Texas 610
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Microbiologists
Alaska 30
Mississippi 40
West Virginia 60
Maine 70
South Dakota 70
Hawaii 70
Idaho 80