There are currently an estimated 171,400 cytotechnologists in the United States. The cytotechnologist job market is expected to grow by 11.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are cytotechnologists?

CareerExplorer rates cytotechnologists with a B employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 22,800 cytotechnologists. That number is based on 19,800 additional cytotechnologists, and the retirement of 3,000 existing cytotechnologists.