There are currently an estimated 38,700 geneticists in the United States. The geneticist job market is expected to grow by 8.0% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are geneticists?
CareerExplorer rates geneticists with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 9,500 geneticists. That number is based on 3,100 additional geneticists, and the retirement of 6,400 existing geneticists.
What’s the supply of geneticists?
The geneticist industry is concentrated in California, Massachusetts, Maryland
Geneticist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Geneticists|
|District of Columbia||500|