Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Delaware

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 8,810
2002 8,880
2003 8,140
2004 8,670
2005 9,290
2006 9,770
2007 10,840
2008 10,810
2009 10,940
2010 10,680
2011 11,580
2012 11,910
2013 12,180
2014 13,200
2015 12,290
2016 12,590
2017 12,220
2018 12,390

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2001 1,250
2004 1,310
2005 1,270
2006 1,610
2007 1,920
2008 1,990
2009 2,030
2010 2,000
2011 2,150
2012 2,320
2013 2,390
2014 2,720
2015 1,850
2016 1,690
2017 1,630
2018 1,620

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2001 50
2010 100
2011 80
2014 130
2015 160

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2001 4,420
2002 4,360
2003 4,010
2004 4,220
2005 4,680
2006 4,680
2007 5,440
2008 5,170
2009 5,370
2010 5,080
2012 5,270
2013 5,250
2014 5,520
2015 5,140
2016 5,270
2017 4,830
2018 4,850

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 250
2013 220
2014 310
2015 310
2016 380
2018 360

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2001 50
2002 50
2003 50
2004 70
2006 180
2007 100
2009 80
2010 70
2011 60
2012 70
2013 80
2014 80
2015 80
2016 90

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2001 130
2002 180
2003 190
2004 190
2005 220
2006 270
2007 220
2008 190
2009 180
2010 150
2011 150
2012 160
2013 180
2014 210
2015 210
2016 250
2017 350
2018 340

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2001 90
2002 130
2003 140
2004 130
2005 170
2006 200
2007 240
2008 210
2009 200
2010 160
2011 290
2012 280
2013 300
2014 410
2015 390
2016 440
2017 230
2018 240

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2001 50
2002 70
2003 70
2004 70
2005 90
2006 70
2007 110
2008 140
2009 140
2010 100
2011 50
2012 50
2013 100
2014 140
2015 130
2016 90
2017 70

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2001 880
2002 860
2003 860
2004 800
2005 620
2006 700
2007 700
2008 770
2009 710
2010 750
2011 800
2012 850
2013 790
2014 750
2015 810
2016 850
2017 810
2018 810

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2001 710
2002 870
2003 700
2004 610
2005 870
2006 990
2007 1,090
2008 1,110
2009 1,060
2010 1,350
2011 1,510
2012 1,820
2013 1,850
2014 1,900
2015 1,840
2016 2,130
2017 2,470
2018 2,560

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2001 180
2002 180
2003 150
2004 160
2005 180
2006 180
2007 140
2008 190
2009 190
2010 190
2011 170
2012 160
2013 170
2014 160
2015 170
2016 170
2017 170
2018 160

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2001 290
2002 300
2003 290
2004 340
2005 230
2006 240
2007 240
2008 220
2009 210
2010 160
2011 130
2012 130
2013 120
2014 150
2015 160
2016 160
2017 140
2018 110

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2001 230
2002 260
2003 190
2004 110
2005 60
2008 40
2009 30
2010 30

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2001 200
2002 210
2003 120
2004 180
2005 300
2006 210
2007 270
2008 250
2009 270
2010 240
2011 220
2012 190
2013 190
2014 180
2015 210
2016 220
2017 210
2018 270

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 220
2013 430
2014 470
2015 590
2016 530
2017 510
2018 490

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 410
2005 440
2006 370
2007 290
2008 310
2009 270
2012 80
2014 40
2015 50
2018 40