Career Outlook for Podiatrists

Also known as:  Chiropodist, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Foot Doctor, Foot Orthopedist, Orthopedic Podiatrist, Podiatric Physician
The overall job outlook for Podiatrist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 23.31 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.89 percent per year. Demand for Podiatrists is expected to go up, with an expected 3,990 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.36 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Podiatrists in the following states
New York 1,000
California 870
Florida 690
Ohio 660
Texas 540
Illinois 460
New Jersey 420
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Podiatrists
Maine 30
Nevada 30
Oklahoma 30
New Hampshire 30
Montana 40
Nebraska 40
Arkansas 50