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Biostatistician Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 30,000 Biostatisticians in the United States. The Biostatistician job market is expected to grow by 33.8% between 2014 and 2024.

Biostatistician Employability Rating

C Sokanu rates Biostatisticians with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 15,400 Biostatisticians. That number is based on 10,100 additional Biostatisticians, and the retirement of 5,300 existing Biostatisticians.

Supply of Biostatisticians

The Biostatistician industry is concentrated in California, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Biostatistician Job Market by State

State name Employed Biostatisticians
California 3,820
Maryland 3,090
Massachusetts 2,530
Pennsylvania 2,290
Texas 1,390
District of Columbia 1,280
New York 1,130
North Carolina 1,040
Virginia 1,000
Washington 970
Illinois 830
Florida 800
Ohio 720
Minnesota 720
Missouri 600
Indiana 600
New Jersey 540
Michigan 500
Arizona 480
Oregon 480
Tennessee 470
Georgia 430
Colorado 420
Connecticut 410
South Carolina 400
Wisconsin 290
Kansas 290
Alabama 220
Oklahoma 200
Puerto Rico 190
Nebraska 190
Arkansas 150
Iowa 140
Utah 140
New Hampshire 130
Delaware 130
West Virginia 120
Kentucky 110
Hawaii 100
New Mexico 90
North Dakota 80
Montana 70
Mississippi 50
Idaho 50
Vermont 40
Louisiana 30
Rhode Island 30

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    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
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    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
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    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
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