Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 19,250
2006 19,510
2007 21,050
2008 21,770
2009 21,830
2010 22,240
2011 22,540
2012 23,040
2013 23,350
2014 24,290
2015 25,980
2016 26,760
2017 26,550
2018 26,750

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 90
2010 60
2012 70
2013 50
2018 90

Dentists, General

Year Number
2006 140
2007 190
2008 190
2009 240
2010 190
2011 230
2012 280
2013 340
2014 310
2015 240
2016 240
2017 210
2018 200

Orthodontists

Year Number
2006 50
2016 40

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 90
2007 100
2008 130
2009 90
2010 130
2011 110
2012 120
2013 120
2014 150
2015 240
2016 200
2017 230
2018 250

Optometrists

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

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 590
2006 620
2007 670
2008 630
2009 650
2010 690
2011 660
2012 630
2013 600
2014 740
2015 840
2016 1,010
2017 960
2018 860

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2007 210
2017 190

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 800
2006 620
2007 470
2008 520
2009 320
2010 370
2011 350
2012 520
2013 460
2014 400
2015 250
2016 150
2017 120
2018 90

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2007 70
2008 90
2009 60
2010 70
2012 60
2013 60
2014 70
2015 80

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2005 60
2006 90
2007 90
2008 80
2009 60
2010 50
2011 70
2012 50
2013 90
2014 70

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 70
2008 70
2009 50
2010 60
2011 50
2012 90
2013 90
2014 80
2015 80
2016 70
2018 30

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 100
2006 130
2007 160
2008 150
2009 230
2010 140
2011 150
2012 120
2013 140
2014 90

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 550
2006 790
2007 840
2008 660
2009 760
2010 1,070
2011 1,280
2012 1,090
2013 940
2014 990
2015 1,620
2016 1,730
2017 1,500
2018 1,400

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 150
2006 150
2007 240
2008 350
2009 490
2010 470
2011 360
2012 340
2013 340
2014 400
2015 350
2016 500
2017 540
2018 620

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2014 30
2015 50
2016 60
2017 70
2018 60

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 530
2006 350
2007 470
2009 470
2010 410
2011 380
2012 360
2013 340
2014 380
2015 460
2016 460
2017 460
2018 410

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 740
2006 450
2007 590
2008 550
2009 590
2010 550
2011 610
2012 700
2013 680
2014 710
2015 600
2016 580
2017 520
2018 570

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2012 60
2013 90
2014 30
2015 50
2016 50

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 110
2007 80
2008 120
2009 140
2010 110
2011 90
2012 90
2013 90
2014 80
2015 70
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 230
2006 220
2007 220
2008 210
2009 240
2010 260
2011 270
2012 270
2013 350
2014 440
2015 510
2016 480
2017 500
2018 490

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 190
2007 250
2008 410
2009 400
2010 390
2011 300
2012 320
2013 300
2014 390
2015 450
2016 500
2017 470
2018 560

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2015 60

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2007 50
2009 30

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 130
2006 150
2007 150
2008 130
2009 100
2010 100
2011 110
2012 150
2013 140
2014 140
2015 220
2016 230
2017 210
2018 200

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 7,090
2006 7,430
2007 7,700
2008 7,530
2009 7,330
2010 7,700
2012 7,690
2013 7,680
2014 8,350
2015 9,020
2016 9,410
2017 9,380
2018 9,980

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2015 390
2016 510
2017 420

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 240
2013 170
2014 210
2015 260
2016 330
2017 320
2018 400

Audiologists

Year Number
2016 30

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2007 30
2008 40
2009 30
2010 40
2011 60
2012 40

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,130
2018 990

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 400
2006 400
2007 430
2008 370
2009 520
2010 550
2011 700
2012 680
2013 740
2014 530
2015 530
2016 520

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 330
2006 420
2007 530
2008 490
2009 520
2010 500
2011 390
2012 420
2013 560
2014 590
2015 460
2016 360

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 560
2006 460
2007 460
2008 510
2009 600
2010 650
2011 660
2012 610
2013 600
2014 690
2015 800
2016 770
2017 690
2018 710

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 180
2006 230
2007 280
2008 290
2009 320
2010 280
2011 280
2012 260
2013 280
2014 230
2015 210
2016 200
2017 230
2018 230

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 180
2008 180
2009 140
2010 140
2011 160
2012 190
2013 220
2014 290
2015 290
2016 360
2017 260
2018 290

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 70
2008 90
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 80
2013 90
2014 80
2015 70
2016 70
2017 60
2018 80

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 700
2013 810
2014 660
2015 640
2016 770
2017 830
2018 870

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 600
2006 540
2007 580
2008 820
2009 690
2013 50
2014 40
2015 110
2016 150
2017 170
2018 120

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 510
2006 770
2007 830
2008 960
2009 890
2010 920
2011 890
2012 1,050
2013 1,100
2014 1,150
2015 1,020
2016 1,040
2017 750
2018 820

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2013 40
2015 200
2016 150
2018 70

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 690
2006 730
2007 860
2008 950
2009 880
2010 830
2011 790
2012 890
2013 890
2014 960
2015 960
2016 880
2017 950
2018 960

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2007 140
2008 270
2009 250
2011 240
2012 250
2013 210

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 40
2008 60
2009 60
2010 50
2011 50
2012 60
2013 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 150
2007 150
2008 150
2009 180
2010 180
2011 210
2012 200
2013 200
2014 220
2015 330
2016 350
2017 390
2018 320

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 240
2006 260
2007 230
2008 240
2009 240
2010 250
2011 210
2012 220
2013 190
2014 180
2015 150
2016 240
2017 330
2018 300

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 110
2013 220
2014 260
2015 210

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 1,610
2006 1,710
2007 2,010
2008 2,380
2009 2,380
2010 2,200
2011 2,270
2012 2,130
2013 2,260
2014 2,270
2015 2,290
2016 2,110
2017 2,240
2018 2,110

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 410
2006 410
2007 500
2008 520
2009 660
2010 650
2011 470
2012 420
2013 480
2014 540
2015 530
2016 520
2017 500
2018 490

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 340
2006 220
2007 270
2008 180
2009 130
2010 200
2011 170
2012 210
2013 180
2014 190
2015 160
2016 190
2017 210
2018 210

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2007 200
2008 190
2009 180
2012 110
2013 100
2014 100
2015 140
2016 170
2018 380

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 100
2008 90
2009 100
2010 130
2011 150
2012 150
2013 110
2014 120
2015 130
2016 150
2017 160
2018 220

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2009 40
2012 30
2015 30
2016 40
2017 50
2018 50

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2007 80
2008 70
2009 110
2010 50
2011 50
2012 50
2013 100
2014 80
2015 70
2016 40

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 120
2007 130
2008 240
2009 230