There are currently an estimated 216,600 telemarketers in the United States. The telemarketer job market is expected to remain the same size between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are telemarketers?

CareerExplorer rates telemarketers 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 9,400 telemarketers. That number is based on the retirement of 9,400 existing telemarketers.

What’s the supply of telemarketers?

The telemarketer industry is concentrated in Florida, Texas, Ohio

Telemarketer job market by state

State Name Employed Telemarketers
Florida 26,980
Texas 17,710
Ohio 13,480
California 11,870
Arizona 11,490
Illinois 7,800
Virginia 6,870
New York 6,860
Pennsylvania 6,620
Indiana 5,970
Missouri 5,430
Colorado 5,040
Georgia 3,980
New Jersey 3,770
Tennessee 3,730
Wisconsin 3,610
Michigan 3,570
North Carolina 3,250
Utah 3,090
Iowa 3,030
Oklahoma 2,760
Oregon 2,520
Nevada 2,500
Arkansas 2,470
Massachusetts 2,450
Idaho 2,320
Alabama 2,290
Minnesota 1,920
Kansas 1,920
South Carolina 1,610
Maine 1,420
Maryland 1,400
Nebraska 1,380
Washington 1,370
Kentucky 1,110
West Virginia 1,060
Connecticut 1,030
New Mexico 750
South Dakota 580
Louisiana 530
New Hampshire 500
Montana 310
Hawaii 240
Rhode Island 230
North Dakota 180
District of Columbia 150
Vermont 80
Wyoming 40