Career Outlook for Surgeons

Also known as:  Brain Surgeon, Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiovascular Surgeon, Colorectal Surgeon, Neurological Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, Reconstructive Surgeon
The overall job outlook for Surgeon careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 22.53 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.75 percent per year.
There are currently more Surgeons in the following states
California 4,850
Texas 2,890
Illinois 2,370
New York 2,050
Pennsylvania 1,950
Georgia 1,890
Ohio 1,860
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Surgeons
Alaska 90
Wyoming 100
North Dakota 100
Montana 130
Idaho 140
Vermont 160
Maine 210