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

How employable are histotechnologists?

CareerExplorer rates histotechnologists 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 histotechnologists. That number is based on 19,800 additional histotechnologists, and the retirement of 3,000 existing histotechnologists.