Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Connecticut

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 84,490
2002 85,730
2003 85,590
2004 87,220
2005 89,030
2006 89,820
2007 89,850
2008 91,560
2009 93,880
2010 94,190
2011 97,170
2012 99,270
2013 101,290
2014 101,370
2015 102,210
2016 101,950
2017 103,500
2018 102,710

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2001 360
2002 250
2003 230
2004 200
2005 180
2006 150
2007 190
2008 180
2009 170
2010 180
2011 180
2012 190
2013 150
2014 150
2015 220
2016 200
2017 190
2018 180

Dentists

Year Number
2001 1,760
2002 1,740
2003 1,620

Dentists, General

Year Number
2004 1,130
2005 1,130
2006 1,000
2007 900
2008 890
2009 860
2010 880
2011 820
2012 1,020
2013 1,210
2014 1,250
2015 1,230
2016 1,140
2017 1,200
2018 1,160

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Year Number
2010 80
2016 60
2017 60

Orthodontists

Year Number
2006 60
2007 40
2008 60
2009 80
2010 80

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2001 520
2002 550
2003 510
2004 530
2005 580
2006 550
2007 640
2008 650
2009 730
2010 710
2011 680
2012 670
2013 710
2014 740
2015 830
2016 770
2017 850
2018 820

Optometrists

Year Number
2001 440
2002 340
2003 280
2004 290
2005 240
2006 260
2007 200
2008 170
2009 150
2010 240
2011 310
2012 350
2013 320
2014 290
2015 260
2016 220
2017 250
2018 400

Pharmacists

Year Number
2001 2,570
2002 2,570
2003 2,550
2004 2,360
2005 2,350
2006 2,530
2007 2,820
2008 2,750
2009 2,670
2010 2,890
2011 3,140
2012 3,420
2013 3,020
2014 2,840
2015 2,780
2016 2,730
2017 2,810
2018 3,100

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2001 550
2002 520
2003 790
2004 730
2006 350
2007 290
2008 450
2009 550
2010 550
2011 510
2012 430
2013 400
2014 360
2015 350
2016 570
2017 510
2018 520

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2001 1,610
2002 1,200
2003 810
2004 590
2005 730
2006 920
2007 910
2008 710
2009 580
2010 780
2011 920
2012 1,200
2013 1,230
2014 1,300
2015 1,210
2016 1,190
2017 990
2018 950

Internists, General

Year Number
2001 1,020
2002 1,020
2003 910
2004 930
2005 1,030
2006 1,330
2007 1,440
2008 1,150
2009 1,070
2010 1,040
2011 1,040
2012 1,210
2013 1,060
2014 990
2015 890
2016 810
2017 660
2018 500

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2001 530
2002 450
2003 550
2004 480
2005 480
2006 410
2007 530
2008 500
2009 490
2010 290
2011 380
2012 390
2013 380
2014 330
2015 380
2016 370
2017 600
2018 590

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2001 460
2002 500
2003 480
2004 390
2005 560
2006 630
2007 520
2008 410
2009 380
2010 320
2011 360
2012 450
2013 450
2014 560
2015 650
2016 630
2017 590
2018 490

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2001 530
2002 500
2003 460
2004 410
2005 360
2006 370
2007 390
2008 440
2009 510
2010 520
2011 570
2012 780
2013 910
2014 930
2015 800
2016 740
2017 630
2018 520

Surgeons

Year Number
2001 790
2002 980
2003 850
2004 900
2005 930
2006 930
2007 790
2008 730
2009 720
2010 950
2011 860
2012 1,000
2013 740
2014 820
2015 830
2016 720
2018 520

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2004 1,580
2005 1,520
2006 1,700
2007 2,080
2008 2,380
2009 2,500
2010 2,430
2011 2,400
2012 2,420
2013 3,340
2014 3,980
2015 5,220
2016 5,320
2017 6,060
2018 6,970

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2001 830
2002 840
2003 790
2004 920
2005 1,140
2006 1,250
2007 1,220
2008 1,290
2009 1,530
2010 1,610
2011 1,480
2012 1,490
2013 1,640
2014 1,780
2015 1,890
2016 1,900
2017 1,910
2018 2,300

Podiatrists

Year Number
2001 200
2002 210
2003 180
2004 120
2005 160
2006 150
2007 130
2008 110
2009 130
2010 160
2011 150
2012 130
2013 110
2014 80
2015 100
2016 110
2017 120
2018 110

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2001 1,330
2002 1,310
2003 1,240
2004 1,460
2005 1,460
2006 1,810
2007 1,650
2008 1,710
2009 1,660
2010 1,710
2011 1,890
2012 1,770
2013 1,760
2014 1,700
2015 1,800
2016 1,940
2017 1,990
2018 2,150

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2001 2,210
2002 2,550
2003 2,750
2004 2,730
2005 2,850
2006 3,030
2007 3,220
2008 3,270
2009 3,510
2010 3,420
2011 3,530
2012 3,370
2013 3,760
2014 3,640
2015 3,780
2016 3,800
2017 3,940
2018 3,790

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 120
2007 100
2008 110
2009 230
2010 260
2011 260
2012 340
2013 300
2014 340
2015 190
2016 200
2017 160
2018 150

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2001 870
2002 890
2003 770
2004 810
2005 790
2006 820
2007 780
2008 790
2009 650
2010 640
2011 620
2012 600
2013 520
2014 460
2015 430
2016 470
2017 450
2018 380

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2001 1,080
2002 1,020
2003 1,080
2004 1,180
2005 1,200
2006 1,150
2007 1,060
2008 1,050
2009 1,110
2010 1,190
2011 1,310
2012 1,370
2013 1,190
2014 1,180
2015 1,170
2016 1,210
2017 1,250
2018 1,260

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2001 1,530
2002 1,430
2003 1,430
2004 1,420
2005 1,340
2006 1,520
2007 1,420
2008 1,420
2009 1,410
2010 1,510
2011 1,660
2012 1,670
2013 1,680
2014 1,730
2015 1,880
2016 1,910
2017 1,730
2018 1,870

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 330
2011 350
2012 80
2013 90
2014 80
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 50

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2004 80
2005 50
2006 90
2007 90
2008 80
2009 100
2012 240
2014 130
2016 130
2017 190
2018 210

Veterinarians

Year Number
2001 610
2002 590
2003 600
2004 630
2005 540
2006 540
2007 560
2008 600
2009 710
2010 750
2011 700
2012 700
2013 640
2014 740
2015 780
2016 740
2017 700
2018 700

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2001 31,330
2002 31,330
2003 31,970
2004 32,370
2005 34,120
2006 34,710
2007 34,690
2008 35,370
2009 35,790
2010 35,310
2012 34,820
2013 34,820
2014 33,780
2015 32,440
2016 32,930
2017 34,310
2018 31,400

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 410
2013 400
2014 340
2015 320
2016 560
2017 630
2018 650

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 130
2013 120
2014 100
2015 120
2016 90
2017 70

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 2,090
2013 2,550
2014 2,710
2015 2,600
2016 2,310
2017 2,220
2018 2,340

Audiologists

Year Number
2001 170
2002 130
2003 130
2004 110
2005 120
2006 150
2007 200
2008 220
2009 190
2010 120
2011 100
2012 100
2013 120
2014 130
2015 120
2016 90
2017 100
2018 120

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2004 700
2005 970
2006 640
2007 610
2008 360
2009 310
2010 180
2011 260
2012 260
2013 300
2014 250
2015 290
2016 340
2017 360
2018 320

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 3,660
2018 3,640

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2001 1,760
2002 2,450
2003 2,240
2004 2,220
2005 2,290
2006 2,280
2007 2,310
2008 2,360
2009 2,680
2010 2,740
2011 2,730
2012 2,480
2013 2,280
2014 2,230
2015 2,490
2016 2,350

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,300
2002 1,420
2003 1,290
2004 1,880
2005 1,730
2006 1,940
2007 1,540
2008 1,620
2009 1,850
2010 1,820
2011 1,760
2012 1,280
2013 1,430
2014 1,690
2015 1,730
2016 1,610

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2001 2,980
2002 2,970
2003 3,080
2004 3,090
2005 2,830
2006 2,870
2007 2,750
2008 2,970
2009 2,770
2010 3,030
2011 3,290
2012 3,760
2013 3,840
2014 3,980
2015 3,850
2016 3,810
2017 3,770
2018 3,990

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 560
2003 510
2004 460
2005 420
2006 490
2007 580
2008 550
2009 550
2010 440
2011 400
2012 410
2013 580
2014 580
2015 480
2016 340
2017 340
2018 340

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2001 520
2002 560
2003 550
2004 590
2005 740
2006 650
2007 900
2008 880
2009 1,030
2010 770
2011 800
2012 840
2013 950
2014 1,050
2015 1,110
2016 1,030
2017 920
2018 860

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2001 220
2002 250
2003 240
2004 280
2005 350
2006 320
2007 310
2008 290
2009 290
2010 370
2011 400
2012 390
2013 360
2014 330
2015 250
2016 210
2017 160
2018 170

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 2,310
2013 2,460
2014 2,210
2015 2,160
2016 2,220
2017 2,200
2018 2,420

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2001 2,780
2002 3,000
2003 2,940
2004 2,860
2005 2,590
2006 2,400
2007 2,670
2008 2,870
2009 2,830
2012 240
2013 290
2014 340
2015 350
2016 440
2017 370
2018 410

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2001 2,620
2002 2,960
2003 2,660
2004 2,540
2005 2,470
2006 2,670
2007 2,640
2008 2,760
2009 3,040
2010 3,110
2011 3,300
2012 3,200
2013 3,100
2014 3,240
2015 3,200
2016 3,280
2017 3,320
2018 3,450

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2001 450
2002 390
2003 350
2004 350
2005 340
2006 310
2007 330
2008 310
2009 230
2011 550
2012 570
2013 310
2014 250
2015 340
2016 470
2017 520
2018 390

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2001 2,510
2002 2,510
2003 2,410
2004 2,880
2005 3,010
2006 3,140
2007 3,120
2008 3,230
2009 3,230
2010 3,340
2011 3,390
2012 3,470
2013 3,490
2014 3,430
2015 3,560
2016 3,760
2017 3,780
2018 4,120

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,420
2005 1,710
2006 1,390
2007 1,520
2008 1,630
2010 1,520
2011 1,370
2012 1,320
2013 1,300
2014 1,200
2015 1,020
2016 1,040
2017 940
2018 960

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2001 280
2002 160
2003 130
2004 90
2005 90
2006 100
2007 100
2008 80
2009 40
2010 60
2011 100
2012 100
2013 100
2014 110
2015 100
2018 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2001 650
2002 1,030
2003 1,040
2004 1,560
2005 1,080
2006 1,020
2007 1,000
2008 990
2009 1,010
2010 930
2011 970
2012 890
2013 1,100
2014 1,040
2015 980
2016 990
2017 1,150
2018 1,290

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 990
2002 850
2003 740
2004 990
2005 1,130
2006 1,010
2007 1,100
2008 1,230
2009 1,180
2010 1,130
2011 1,130
2012 1,180
2013 1,300
2014 1,410
2015 1,600
2016 1,720
2017 1,660
2018 1,490

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 640
2013 680
2014 660
2015 690
2016 840
2017 920
2018 750

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2001 7,030
2002 7,110
2003 7,420
2004 7,740
2005 8,320
2006 8,120
2007 7,930
2008 7,940
2009 8,730
2010 8,650
2011 8,620
2012 8,320
2013 8,640
2014 8,750
2015 8,630
2016 7,780
2017 7,750
2018 8,510

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,180
2002 1,310
2003 1,360
2004 1,530
2005 1,480
2006 1,320
2007 1,430
2008 1,620
2009 1,590
2010 1,460
2011 1,400
2012 1,400
2013 1,360
2014 1,360
2015 1,510
2016 1,710
2017 1,900
2018 1,800

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2001 590
2002 680
2003 860
2004 840
2005 690
2006 660
2007 460
2008 570
2009 460
2010 770
2011 720
2012 790
2013 750
2014 960
2015 950
2016 880
2017 720
2018 620

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2003 30
2008 30
2009 30
2012 90
2013 80
2014 50
2015 100
2016 110

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2012 70
2016 60
2017 90
2018 90

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 570
2005 430
2006 500
2007 360
2008 430
2009 520
2012 820
2013 940
2014 760
2015 830
2016 820
2017 780
2018 1,020

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 540
2002 680
2003 690

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2004 600
2005 560
2006 530
2007 490
2008 580
2009 610
2010 570
2011 610
2012 620
2013 590
2014 620
2015 630
2016 660
2017 570
2018 680

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2004 140
2005 120
2006 160
2007 140
2008 150
2009 120
2010 140
2011 160
2012 170
2013 170
2014 160
2015 160
2016 140
2017 140
2018 120

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2001 140
2002 250
2003 270
2004 260
2005 210
2006 190
2007 150
2008 180
2009 300
2010 370
2011 370
2012 380
2013 600
2014 590
2015 640
2016 370
2017 340
2018 210

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 380
2005 420
2006 420
2007 430
2008 360
2009 370
2012 310
2013 330
2014 490
2015 730
2016 810
2017 830
2018 680