Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in New Jersey

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 91,420
2002 95,820
2003 99,630
2004 101,850
2005 104,740
2006 106,650
2007 109,660
2008 116,810
2009 122,420
2010 127,760
2011 129,140
2012 132,260
2013 133,700
2014 141,300
2015 143,720
2016 150,560
2017 157,770
2018 158,300

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2001 18,550
2002 18,240
2003 20,380
2004 20,280
2005 20,550
2006 19,150
2007 20,020
2008 21,500
2009 27,810
2010 29,550
2011 29,710
2012 30,050
2013 30,930
2014 33,540
2015 35,250
2016 38,510
2017 41,200
2018 41,040

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2001 2,110
2002 1,470
2003 1,350
2004 1,270
2005 2,090
2006 2,710
2007 3,000
2008 3,550
2009 2,780
2010 2,860
2011 3,580
2012 4,780
2013 4,670
2014 5,260
2015 3,280
2016 2,970
2017 2,560
2018 2,290

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2001 32,600
2002 37,250
2003 38,160
2004 39,830
2005 41,710
2006 43,680
2007 45,870
2008 49,700
2009 49,540
2010 51,070
2012 49,210
2013 49,640
2014 51,710
2015 52,810
2016 53,640
2017 56,660
2018 56,500

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 1,740
2013 2,390
2014 2,340
2015 2,480
2016 2,460
2017 2,760
2018 2,800

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2002 850
2003 860
2004 1,030
2005 780
2006 570
2007 370
2008 400
2009 310
2010 370
2011 330
2012 350
2013 270
2014 320
2015 340
2016 360
2017 570
2018 680

Occupational Therapy Aides

Year Number
2001 180
2002 160
2003 130
2004 160
2005 160
2006 170
2007 110
2008 140
2009 240
2010 190
2011 150
2012 70
2013 110
2014 60
2015 60
2016 50
2017 60
2018 110

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2001 1,200
2002 950
2003 840
2004 1,160
2005 1,520
2006 1,410
2007 1,310
2008 1,190
2009 1,080
2010 1,050
2011 970
2012 1,060
2013 1,100
2014 1,220
2015 1,270
2016 1,280
2017 1,430
2018 1,610

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2001 1,440
2002 1,320
2003 1,390
2004 1,620
2005 1,770
2006 1,950
2007 2,090
2008 2,120
2009 2,430
2010 2,920
2011 3,150
2012 3,340
2013 3,350
2014 3,540
2015 3,720
2016 3,480
2017 3,180
2018 3,190

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2001 540
2002 870
2003 740
2004 860
2005 900
2006 1,200
2007 1,440
2008 1,870
2009 1,540
2010 1,520
2011 1,360
2012 2,290
2013 3,070
2014 3,690
2015 3,690
2016 3,460
2017 3,310
2018 2,730

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2001 9,110
2002 9,420
2003 9,690
2004 9,890
2005 8,670
2006 9,120
2007 8,850
2008 9,620
2009 9,350
2010 9,290
2011 8,800
2012 8,620
2013 8,640
2014 9,100
2015 9,640
2016 10,180
2017 10,770
2018 11,010

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2001 12,120
2002 10,830
2003 10,890
2004 10,720
2005 11,220
2006 11,890
2007 12,770
2008 12,060
2009 12,450
2010 12,500
2011 13,770
2012 14,440
2013 14,240
2014 15,270
2015 16,100
2016 18,170
2017 18,930
2018 19,110

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2001 1,000
2002 1,300
2003 1,490
2004 1,820
2005 1,740
2006 1,800
2007 1,810
2008 1,700
2009 1,690
2010 1,610
2011 1,800
2012 1,830
2013 1,870
2014 1,940
2015 2,170
2016 2,570
2017 2,860
2018 2,810

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2001 2,390
2002 2,560
2003 2,120
2004 2,180
2005 2,600
2006 2,270
2007 2,050
2008 1,870
2009 1,680
2010 1,870
2011 2,020
2012 1,950
2013 1,540
2014 1,120
2015 1,170
2016 1,240
2017 1,030
2018 900

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2001 2,130
2002 1,920
2003 2,390
2004 1,420
2005 2,150
2006 2,060
2007 2,110
2008 2,190
2009 1,920
2010 2,640
2011 2,620
2012 2,210
2013 1,090
2014 660
2015 470
2016 350

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2001 1,570
2002 1,580
2003 1,750
2004 1,470
2005 1,330
2006 1,330
2007 1,310
2008 1,410
2009 1,550
2010 1,460
2011 1,540
2012 1,630
2013 1,450
2014 1,110
2015 870
2016 1,100
2017 1,570
2018 1,820

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 3,710
2013 4,370
2014 4,710
2015 4,660
2016 4,670
2017 4,510
2018 4,890

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 8,170
2005 7,570
2006 7,330
2007 6,550
2008 7,470
2009 8,050
2012 4,950
2013 4,970
2014 5,710
2015 5,750
2016 6,070
2017 5,930
2018 6,080