Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Delaware

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 17,910
2002 18,760
2003 18,970
2004 20,160
2005 21,210
2006 22,030
2007 23,000
2008 24,020
2009 25,650
2010 25,370
2011 26,150
2012 26,620
2013 26,800
2014 27,430
2015 28,220
2016 30,160
2017 31,000
2018 31,680

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2001 110
2002 70
2004 90
2005 70
2006 130
2007 110
2008 140
2009 110
2010 100
2011 70
2012 90
2013 80
2014 90
2015 110
2016 130
2017 130
2018 90

Dentists

Year Number
2001 270
2002 290
2003 290

Dentists, General

Year Number
2004 290
2005 280
2006 260
2007 290
2008 330
2009 350
2010 340
2011 270
2012 270
2013 270
2014 290
2015 330
2016 340
2017 380
2018 280

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2001 130
2002 150
2003 150
2004 140
2005 130
2006 210
2007 400
2008 340
2009 260
2010 140
2011 150
2012 140
2013 130
2014 150
2015 170
2016 180
2017 180
2018 200

Optometrists

Year Number
2003 150
2004 300
2005 90
2006 100
2008 60
2009 110
2010 100
2011 130
2012 140
2013 150
2014 130
2015 130
2016 120
2017 100
2018 90

Pharmacists

Year Number
2001 510
2002 560
2003 560
2004 510
2005 560
2006 670
2007 780
2008 780
2009 730
2010 630
2011 650
2012 630
2013 790
2014 790
2015 890
2016 1,110
2017 1,010
2018 1,060

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2006 150
2007 120
2008 160
2009 180
2010 110
2011 100
2012 70
2013 110

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2001 630
2002 620
2003 550
2004 190
2005 290
2006 320
2007 350
2008 340
2009 370
2010 490
2011 410
2012 560
2013 470
2014 550
2015 490
2016 530
2017 440
2018 450

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 220
2006 150
2007 240
2008 240
2009 230
2010 230
2011 260
2013 120
2014 90
2015 100
2016 110
2017 100
2018 100

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2001 70
2002 80
2003 110
2004 60
2005 50
2006 40
2007 70
2008 50
2009 70
2010 80
2011 90
2012 100
2013 100
2014 120
2015 110
2016 110
2017 90
2018 100

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2002 100
2003 80
2007 40
2009 80
2010 110
2011 230
2012 240
2013 200
2017 230
2018 230

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2001 220
2002 240
2003 210
2004 110
2006 90
2007 70
2008 90
2009 90
2010 90
2011 80
2012 80
2013 90
2014 110
2015 120
2016 60
2017 80
2018 120

Surgeons

Year Number
2001 50
2002 110
2003 200
2004 230
2005 300
2006 270
2007 280
2008 330
2009 300
2010 250
2011 160
2012 230
2013 230
2014 190
2015 100
2016 120
2017 130
2018 160

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2004 340
2005 530
2006 620
2007 1,090
2008 1,170
2009 1,220
2010 1,070
2011 1,350
2012 1,380
2013 1,630
2014 1,340
2015 1,480
2016 1,530
2017 1,670
2018 1,700

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2001 270
2002 390
2003 410
2004 260
2005 290
2006 240
2007 260
2008 260
2009 280
2010 310
2011 300
2012 330
2013 420
2014 410
2015 410
2016 440
2017 470
2018 500

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 80
2008 80
2009 80
2010 80
2011 70
2012 70
2013 40
2014 40
2015 60
2016 80
2017 80
2018 80

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2001 390
2002 410
2003 420
2004 290
2005 450
2006 510
2007 240
2008 300
2009 310
2010 340
2011 280
2012 250
2013 280
2014 230
2015 250
2016 300
2017 460
2018 440

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2001 330
2002 380
2003 370
2004 450
2005 420
2006 450
2007 470
2008 510
2009 600
2010 590
2011 580
2012 550
2013 580
2014 630
2015 660
2016 760
2017 930
2018 860

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2003 30
2007 50
2010 50
2013 40
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2001 130
2002 100
2003 110
2004 90
2005 90
2006 90
2007 90
2008 90
2009 90
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 80
2014 90
2015 90
2016 50
2017 80
2018 110

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2001 240
2002 250
2003 240
2004 250
2005 260
2006 260
2007 260
2008 370
2009 520
2010 380
2011 410
2012 390
2013 430
2014 350
2015 380
2016 360
2017 400
2018 410

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2001 260
2002 290
2003 330
2004 290
2005 270
2006 290
2007 250
2008 360
2009 370
2010 360
2011 350
2012 470
2013 540
2014 420
2015 440
2016 380
2017 530
2018 580

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 70
2011 40
2016 30
2017 40
2018 50

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2008 40
2009 50

Veterinarians

Year Number
2001 120
2002 120
2003 130
2004 140
2005 180
2006 260
2007 270
2008 190
2009 170
2010 170
2011 220
2012 240
2013 230
2014 230
2015 200
2016 200
2017 220
2018 220

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2001 6,280
2002 6,470
2003 6,330
2004 7,600
2005 7,710
2006 7,830
2007 8,420
2008 9,060
2009 10,220
2010 9,900
2012 9,660
2013 9,740
2014 10,090
2015 10,370
2016 11,320
2017 11,620
2018 11,840

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2013 200
2017 160
2018 150

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 40
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 470
2013 520
2014 510
2015 550
2016 610
2017 650
2018 760

Audiologists

Year Number
2002 30
2003 30
2011 60
2012 60
2013 80
2016 50
2018 70

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 150
2006 170
2007 110
2016 30
2018 50

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 530
2018 650

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2001 340
2002 350
2003 340
2004 400
2005 430
2006 440
2007 430
2008 400
2009 410
2010 380
2011 420
2012 410
2013 390
2014 420
2015 440
2016 440

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 300
2002 430
2003 510
2004 210
2005 210
2006 200
2007 240
2008 290
2009 280
2010 300
2011 400
2012 390
2013 270
2014 180
2015 170
2016 160

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2001 510
2002 520
2003 520
2004 650
2005 590
2006 550
2007 500
2008 510
2009 550
2010 560
2011 560
2012 630
2013 660
2014 710
2015 670
2016 640
2017 640
2018 650

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 100
2002 110
2003 100
2007 140
2008 140
2009 150
2010 230
2011 240
2012 260
2013 290
2014 360
2015 350
2016 300
2017 250
2018 300

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2001 150
2002 150
2003 230
2004 160
2005 330
2006 330
2007 320
2008 190
2009 220
2010 200
2011 90
2012 120
2013 130
2014 160
2015 150
2016 160
2017 180
2018 190

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2001 50
2002 50
2003 40
2004 50
2005 60
2006 60
2007 90
2008 80
2009 90
2010 90
2011 90
2012 90
2013 80
2014 90
2015 80
2016 60
2017 50
2018 60

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 460
2013 480
2014 600
2015 610
2016 620
2017 680
2018 730

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2001 630
2002 540
2003 560
2004 690
2005 960
2006 910
2007 840
2008 850
2009 910
2012 300
2013 310
2014 260
2015 150
2016 140
2017 140
2018 170

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2001 260
2002 270
2003 320
2004 410
2005 600
2006 740
2007 700
2008 730
2009 760
2010 920
2011 980
2012 1,180
2013 1,170
2014 1,310
2015 1,460
2016 1,450
2017 1,310
2018 1,270

Dietetic Technicians

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

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2001 520
2002 610
2003 580
2004 880
2005 970
2006 1,280
2007 1,200
2008 1,440
2009 1,190
2010 1,160
2011 970
2012 830
2013 890
2014 1,020
2015 1,280
2016 1,460
2017 1,510
2018 1,460

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2001 200
2002 160
2003 180
2004 110
2007 190
2008 180
2018 130

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2002 240
2003 260
2004 130
2005 50
2006 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2002 140
2003 150
2005 240
2006 240
2007 220
2008 210
2009 270
2010 310
2011 310
2012 270
2013 280
2014 330
2015 330
2016 340
2017 300
2018 320

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 210
2002 180
2004 190
2005 180
2006 240
2007 210
2008 240
2009 220
2010 230
2011 270
2012 340
2013 330
2014 350
2015 320
2016 380
2017 410
2018 380

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 420
2013 370
2014 270
2015 310
2016 230
2017 190

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2001 2,220
2002 2,190
2003 2,240
2004 2,140
2005 1,750
2006 1,900
2007 2,160
2008 2,140
2009 2,360
2010 2,180
2011 2,230
2012 2,150
2013 1,930
2014 2,020
2015 1,820
2016 2,120
2017 2,170
2018 2,300

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2001 270
2002 300
2003 260
2004 340
2005 480
2006 490
2007 490
2008 400
2009 410
2010 430
2011 430
2012 460
2013 470
2014 430
2015 400
2016 410
2017 530
2018 560

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2001 250
2002 220
2003 170
2004 220
2006 360
2007 190
2008 120
2009 180
2010 270
2011 330
2012 330
2013 290
2014 380
2015 370
2016 430
2017 390
2018 420

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2015 40
2016 40
2017 50

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 40
2005 60
2006 70
2007 120
2008 90
2009 150
2012 240
2013 190
2014 260
2015 280
2016 250
2017 220
2018 160

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 190

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2004 180
2005 170
2006 200
2007 120
2008 220
2009 280
2010 430
2011 400
2012 390
2013 320
2014 350
2015 360
2016 370
2017 460
2018 460

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2006 40
2008 30
2011 120
2012 120
2013 90
2014 80
2015 100
2016 140
2017 120
2018 90

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 100
2006 220
2007 150
2008 90
2009 60
2012 50
2013 40
2014 30
2015 70
2016 60
2017 90
2018 90