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Life, Physical and Social Science Occupations - Maryland Occupational Projections - 2012-2022

 
Occ. Code Occupational Title Employment Openings
2012 2022 Change Replacement Total
 
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 53,548 57,128 3,580 14,812 18,400
19-1000 Life Scientists 14,524 15,437 913 3,678 4,594
19-1011 Animal Scientists 118 128 10 39 49
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 261 278 17 87 104
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 256 274 18 85 103
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 1,379 1,523 144 393 537
19-1022 Microbiologists 1,334 1,378 44 380 424
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 216 222 6 62 68
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 3,706 3,767 61 1,056 1,117
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 463 475 12 135 147
19-1032 Foresters 90 87 -3 26 26
19-1041 Epidemiologists 416 436 20 88 108
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 5,481 5,996 515 1,157 1,672
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 804 873 69 170 239
19-2000 Physical Scientists 13,496 14,361 865 3,395 4,260
19-2011 Astronomers 565 607 42 138 180
19-2012 Physicists 1,851 1,958 107 453 560
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 1,000 1,053 53 245 298
19-2031 Chemists 3,317 3,404 87 860 947
19-2032 Materials Scientists 174 182 8 45 53
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 2,456 2,731 275 724 999
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 693 769 76 204 280
19-2043 Hydrologists 136 151 15 40 55
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 3,304 3,506 202 686 888
19-3000 Social Scientists and Related Workers 11,374 11,998 624 2,808 3,437
19-3011 Economists 419 443 24 125 149
19-3022 Survey Researchers 1,019 1,197 178 140 318
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,722 4,877 155 1,286 1,441
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 45 49 4 12 16
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 885 901 16 241 257
19-3041 Sociologists 66 75 9 18 27
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 1,003 1,059 56 451 507
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 247 274 27 41 68
19-3092 Geographers 185 180 -5 31 31
19-3093 Historians 189 210 21 31 52
19-3094 Political Scientists 178 184 6 30 36
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 2,416 2,549 133 402 535
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 14,154 15,332 1,178 4,931 6,109
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 622 663 41 225 266
19-4021 Biological Technicians 5,279 5,736 457 1,582 2,039
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 747 790 43 184 227
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 205 220 15 74 89
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians 153 177 24 55 79
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 1,071 1,200 129 421 550
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 839 912 73 330 403
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 678 717 39 267 306
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 239 242 3 94 97
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 4,321 4,675 354 1,699 2,053


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