Career Outlook for Physicists

Also known as:  Fluid Dynamicist, Health Physicist, Mathematical Physicist, Medical Physicist, Molecular Physicist, Nuclear Physicist, Optical Scientist, Research Physicist, Rheologist, Thermodynamic Physicist
The overall job outlook for Physicist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 19.15 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.19 percent per year. Demand for Physicists is expected to go up, with an expected 1,240 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.92 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Physicists in the following states
Illinois 2,930
California 2,890
Maryland 1,160
Virginia 810
Texas 780
Washington 780
New Jersey 770
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Physicists
Utah 40
Kansas 40
New Hampshire 50
Rhode Island 50
Nebraska 50
Maine 50
Nevada 70