Although the U.S. Department of Labor does not provide information on pharmacologists, it does recognize the related position of medical scientists (scientists involved with researching the causes of diseases and finding treatments for these diseases). The department predicts that employment for medical scientists will grow about as fast as the average for all careers through 2022, although competition for jobs will be extremely keen. So while the employment outlook overall is good, only those with the most advanced and updated education will have the best prospects in future expanding and specialized job markets.  

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