Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 11,430
2006 12,150
2007 12,440
2008 12,860
2009 12,370
2010 12,020
2011 12,000
2012 12,740
2013 13,830
2014 14,200
2015 12,980
2016 12,260
2017 12,330
2018 13,110

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2005 1,540
2006 2,210
2007 2,580
2008 2,920
2009 2,860
2010 2,630
2011 2,120
2012 2,540
2013 3,010
2014 2,810
2015 2,220
2016 1,750
2017 1,560
2018 1,990

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2005 170
2006 200
2007 300
2008 290
2009 240
2010 280
2011 190
2012 150

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2005 5,170
2006 5,280
2007 5,120
2008 5,210
2009 5,200
2010 5,040
2012 5,620
2013 6,090
2014 6,230
2015 5,780
2016 5,490
2017 5,370
2018 5,360

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 70
2013 60
2015 230
2016 290
2017 260
2018 220

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2005 120
2006 100
2010 120
2011 160
2012 200
2013 190
2014 190
2015 140
2016 160
2017 160
2018 190

Occupational Therapy Aides

Year Number
2013 60
2014 60
2015 60

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2005 280
2006 170
2009 270
2010 180
2011 230
2012 280
2013 260
2014 250
2015 170
2016 210
2017 220
2018 310

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2008 110
2009 110
2010 100
2011 70
2012 80
2013 80
2014 80
2015 70
2016 70
2017 70
2018 50

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2006 60
2007 30
2008 50
2009 40
2010 30
2011 30
2012 90
2013 110
2014 190
2015 170
2016 150
2017 200
2018 330

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2005 860
2006 930
2007 880
2008 790
2009 680
2010 740
2011 770
2012 840
2013 1,020
2014 1,070
2015 1,030
2016 860
2017 810
2018 780

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2005 1,940
2006 1,720
2007 1,580
2008 1,560
2009 1,660
2010 1,660
2011 1,600
2012 1,640
2013 1,740
2014 1,890
2015 1,930
2016 2,100
2017 2,180
2018 2,360

Medical Equipment Preparers

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

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2005 320
2006 270
2007 330
2008 280
2009 310
2010 260
2011 300
2012 270
2013 280
2014 230
2015 130
2016 100
2017 140
2018 180

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2005 190
2006 200
2007 160
2008 220
2009 150
2010 230
2011 130
2012 150
2013 90
2014 70
2015 50
2018 130

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2007 140
2008 160
2009 170
2010 190
2011 180
2012 190
2015 190
2016 200
2017 160

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 290
2013 370
2014 450
2015 540
2016 540
2017 570
2018 570

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 530
2006 690
2007 570
2008 670
2009 390
2012 180
2013 160
2014 80
2015 110
2016 110
2017 80
2018 50