Career Outlook for Pharmacists

Also known as:  Apothecary, Clinical Pharmacist, Druggist, Hospital Pharmacist, Registered Pharmacist
The overall job outlook for Pharmacist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 20.22 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.37 percent per year. Demand for Pharmacists is expected to go up, with an expected 47,760 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.23 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Pharmacists in the following states
California 23,540
Texas 20,320
Florida 17,080
New York 16,660
Pennsylvania 11,460
Ohio 11,260
Illinois 9,750
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Pharmacists
Guam 50
Virgin Islands 70
Alaska 430
Wyoming 490
Vermont 510
Delaware 630
District of Columbia 650