Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Maine

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 32,590
2002 33,460
2003 32,950
2004 33,190
2005 33,820
2006 35,120
2007 35,680
2008 36,170
2009 36,920
2010 38,460
2011 39,320
2012 40,270
2013 39,940
2014 40,930
2015 41,150
2016 40,640
2017 40,770
2018 41,280

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2001 50
2002 110
2005 100
2006 150
2007 140
2008 180
2009 150
2010 160
2011 120
2012 160
2013 160
2014 200
2015 160
2016 140
2017 130
2018 170

Dentists

Year Number
2001 650
2002 660
2003 660

Dentists, General

Year Number
2004 510
2005 470
2006 390
2007 380
2008 360
2009 440
2010 420
2011 410
2012 340
2013 330
2014 310
2015 360
2016 370
2017 500
2018 470

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Year Number
2010 40

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2001 220
2002 230
2003 210
2004 190
2005 230
2006 220
2007 260
2008 250
2009 270
2010 250
2011 270
2012 240
2013 250
2014 270
2015 250
2016 230
2017 200
2018 210

Optometrists

Year Number
2001 260
2005 70
2006 80
2007 90
2008 120
2009 120
2010 120
2011 120
2012 130
2013 130
2014 160
2015 140
2016 140
2017 150
2018 170

Pharmacists

Year Number
2001 940
2002 850
2003 860
2004 880
2005 1,040
2006 1,170
2007 1,190
2008 1,220
2009 1,190
2010 1,210
2011 1,290
2012 1,330
2013 1,270
2014 1,250
2015 1,250
2016 1,420
2017 1,290
2018 1,250

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2004 120
2006 150
2007 150
2008 270
2009 220
2010 290
2012 80
2013 70
2015 210
2016 250
2017 170
2018 100

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2001 670
2003 1,060
2005 670
2006 640
2007 710
2008 740
2009 700
2010 660
2011 670
2012 710
2013 760
2014 630
2015 730
2016 610
2017 690
2018 720

Internists, General

Year Number
2001 290
2004 220
2005 310
2006 400
2007 420
2008 380
2009 370
2010 310
2011 240
2012 170
2013 120
2014 140
2015 140
2016 160
2017 110
2018 170

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2001 80
2002 140
2003 140
2004 100
2005 110
2006 110
2007 100
2008 140
2009 150
2010 120
2011 100
2012 110
2013 120
2015 220
2016 280
2017 160
2018 120

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2001 90
2002 140
2003 120
2004 140
2005 150
2006 180
2007 140
2008 140
2009 110
2010 80
2011 130
2012 170
2013 190
2014 140
2015 120
2016 110
2017 160
2018 160

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2001 130
2002 150
2003 150
2004 130
2006 180
2007 170
2008 130
2009 130
2010 110
2011 90
2012 140
2013 160
2014 230
2015 210
2016 200
2017 180
2018 120

Surgeons

Year Number
2001 370
2004 390
2005 210
2006 390
2007 440
2008 390
2009 270
2010 210
2011 220
2012 220
2013 290
2014 270
2015 280
2017 180
2018 170

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2004 800
2005 1,080
2006 1,200
2007 1,250
2008 1,260
2009 1,450
2010 1,770
2011 1,750
2012 1,900
2013 2,020
2014 2,200
2015 2,410
2016 2,040
2017 2,080
2018 2,280

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2001 560
2002 640
2003 690
2004 580
2005 580
2006 600
2007 550
2008 730
2009 700
2010 740
2011 720
2012 900
2013 990
2014 930
2015 940
2016 800
2017 790
2018 720

Podiatrists

Year Number
2002 40
2003 40
2004 50
2005 40
2006 40
2007 40
2008 30
2010 30
2011 40
2012 30
2014 30
2016 40
2017 30

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2001 400
2002 500
2003 540
2004 570
2005 600
2006 570
2007 630
2008 630
2009 780
2010 830
2011 960
2012 980
2013 900
2014 860
2015 820
2016 910
2017 1,000
2018 1,000

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2001 770
2002 880
2003 980
2004 970
2005 920
2006 900
2007 900
2008 970
2009 1,090
2010 1,180
2011 1,300
2012 1,360
2013 1,230
2014 1,230
2015 1,240
2016 1,390
2017 1,480
2018 1,380

Radiation Therapists

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

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2001 190
2002 180
2003 180
2004 200
2005 160
2006 140
2007 100
2008 100
2009 100
2010 70
2011 90
2012 80
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 60
2018 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2001 400
2002 360
2003 350
2004 440
2005 400
2006 450
2007 490
2008 540
2009 510
2010 480
2011 480
2012 480
2013 410
2014 420
2015 430
2016 470
2017 440
2018 490

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2001 610
2002 650
2003 710
2004 700
2005 570
2006 680
2007 680
2008 710
2009 600
2010 620
2011 720
2012 820
2013 860
2014 720
2015 720
2016 720
2017 780
2018 860

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 100
2011 80

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2009 100

Veterinarians

Year Number
2001 240
2002 270
2003 280
2004 320
2005 310
2006 310
2007 360
2008 310
2009 290
2010 280
2011 390
2012 410
2013 400
2014 370
2015 350
2016 340
2017 360
2018 460

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2001 12,180
2002 12,100
2003 11,740
2004 13,340
2005 13,330
2006 13,690
2007 13,850
2008 14,050
2009 14,410
2010 14,730
2012 14,260
2013 13,890
2014 14,460
2015 14,210
2016 14,190
2017 14,200
2018 14,460

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 130
2013 180
2014 220
2015 280
2016 380
2017 380
2018 290

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2013 30
2014 50
2015 60
2016 60
2017 30

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 870
2013 990
2014 1,160
2015 1,170
2016 1,130
2017 1,150
2018 1,240

Audiologists

Year Number
2003 40
2004 40
2010 30
2013 60
2015 70
2016 40
2017 30

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2004 230
2005 210
2006 250
2007 180
2008 140
2009 70
2010 60
2011 80
2012 70
2013 110
2014 80
2015 120
2016 150
2017 210
2018 240

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,340
2018 1,320

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2001 870
2002 800
2003 770
2004 770
2005 860
2006 880
2007 900
2008 930
2009 890
2010 630
2011 620
2012 570
2013 810
2014 830
2015 870
2016 900

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2001 570
2002 590
2003 630
2004 510
2005 670
2006 790
2007 760
2008 710
2009 700
2010 740
2011 710
2012 730
2013 630
2014 580
2015 450
2016 420

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2001 880
2002 880
2003 910
2004 930
2005 820
2006 840
2007 970
2008 1,120
2009 1,120
2010 1,120
2011 1,050
2012 1,050
2013 1,030
2014 1,110
2015 1,260
2016 1,230
2017 1,120
2018 1,040

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 220
2003 170
2004 220
2005 230
2006 220
2007 200
2008 170
2009 210
2010 220
2011 240
2012 240
2013 250
2014 220
2015 200
2016 190
2017 230
2018 230

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2001 130
2002 140
2003 130
2004 130
2005 150
2006 150
2007 160
2008 160
2009 190
2010 230
2011 250
2012 240
2013 250
2014 240
2015 290
2016 190
2017 210
2018 250

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

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

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 940
2013 910
2014 990
2015 1,110
2016 1,030
2017 1,050
2018 1,110

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2001 840
2002 780
2003 710
2004 930
2005 950
2006 1,000
2007 1,120
2008 1,260
2009 1,200
2012 150
2013 120
2014 120
2015 110
2016 110
2017 110
2018 120

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2001 1,260
2002 1,330
2003 1,430
2004 1,470
2005 1,410
2006 1,260
2007 1,380
2008 1,260
2009 1,360
2010 1,730
2011 1,860
2012 1,870
2013 1,820
2014 1,730
2015 1,640
2016 1,620
2017 1,750
2018 1,930

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2001 140
2002 160
2003 150
2004 150
2005 130
2006 180
2007 170
2008 170
2009 170
2010 150
2011 150
2012 130
2013 120
2014 120
2015 120
2016 110
2017 90
2018 90

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,180
2002 1,170
2003 1,040
2004 1,120
2005 1,400
2006 1,460
2007 1,590
2008 1,570
2009 1,710
2010 1,820
2011 2,050
2012 2,150
2013 1,990
2014 2,040
2015 1,810
2016 2,040
2017 2,220
2018 2,180

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2001 370
2002 470
2003 490
2004 390
2005 360
2006 360
2007 220
2008 100
2009 200
2010 560
2011 510
2012 430
2013 350
2014 430
2015 510
2016 350
2017 340
2018 320

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2001 50
2002 80
2003 80
2004 60
2005 70
2006 80
2007 80
2008 60
2009 60
2010 50
2011 40
2012 30
2013 60
2014 50
2015 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2001 270
2002 230
2003 250
2004 360
2005 370
2006 420
2007 440
2008 470
2009 440
2010 560
2011 540
2012 590
2013 480
2014 480
2015 460
2016 440
2017 460
2018 530

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 340
2002 340
2003 390
2004 440
2005 350
2006 490
2007 550
2008 550
2009 520
2010 560
2011 620
2012 650
2013 640
2014 720
2015 740
2016 740
2017 720
2018 660

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 170
2013 270
2014 220
2015 290
2016 250
2017 190
2018 190

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2001 2,380
2003 2,900
2004 2,000
2005 1,900
2006 1,870
2007 1,780
2008 1,710
2009 1,820
2010 1,760
2011 1,600
2012 1,440
2013 1,300
2014 1,320
2015 1,300
2016 1,250
2017 1,210
2018 1,170

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2001 840
2002 880
2003 850
2004 930
2005 1,010
2006 880
2007 760
2008 770
2009 780
2010 980
2011 1,050
2012 1,120
2013 1,130
2014 1,140
2015 1,200
2016 1,320
2017 1,190
2018 1,070

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2001 180
2002 160
2003 160
2004 220
2005 260
2006 240
2007 290
2008 240
2009 250
2010 280
2011 340
2012 370
2013 430
2014 420
2015 410
2016 330
2017 370
2018 350

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2001 50
2004 30
2011 50
2012 40
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40
2018 30

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 160
2005 120
2007 90
2008 160
2009 220
2012 340
2013 370
2014 460
2015 510
2016 550
2017 410
2018 450

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Year Number
2001 200
2002 190
2003 240

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2004 200
2005 180
2006 170
2007 220
2008 250
2009 310
2010 280
2011 270
2012 270
2013 300
2014 290
2015 240
2016 250
2017 280
2018 310

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2004 40
2005 30
2007 40
2008 50
2009 60
2010 40
2011 30
2013 50
2014 80
2015 80
2016 50
2018 40

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2001 50
2002 50
2003 50
2004 60
2005 60
2006 60
2008 100
2009 60
2010 100
2011 120
2012 130
2013 130
2014 140
2015 160
2016 140
2017 180
2018 160

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 100
2005 200
2006 260
2007 260
2008 200
2009 110
2012 130
2013 70
2014 50
2015 40
2017 40
2018 30