There are currently an estimated 6,100 epidemiologists in the United States. The epidemiologist job market is expected to grow by 8.2% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are epidemiologists?
CareerExplorer rates epidemiologists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,900 epidemiologists. That number is based on 500 additional epidemiologists, and the retirement of 6,400 existing epidemiologists.
What’s the supply of epidemiologists?
The epidemiologist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Georgia
Epidemiologist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Epidemiologists|
|District of Columbia||50|