Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Asheville, NC

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 11,350
2006 12,100
2007 12,110
2008 12,330
2009 12,930
2010 13,430
2011 13,720
2012 14,170
2013 14,700
2014 14,970
2015 15,780
2016 16,170
2017 16,790
2018 17,850

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2007 50
2008 60
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2015 70
2016 70

Dentists, General

Year Number
2006 90
2007 120
2008 140
2009 180
2010 130
2011 140
2012 100
2013 120
2014 120
2015 110
2016 160
2017 150
2018 220

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 70
2008 80
2009 80
2010 80
2011 90
2012 90
2013 90
2014 90
2015 130
2016 130
2017 120
2018 100

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 30
2008 40
2009 50
2010 50
2011 40
2015 30
2016 40
2017 40
2018 50

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 310
2006 320
2007 340
2008 340
2009 410
2010 440
2011 440
2012 470
2013 470
2014 480
2015 510
2016 510
2017 490
2018 500

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2012 60
2013 70
2014 50
2015 50

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 510
2006 500
2007 290
2008 290
2009 240
2010 150
2011 140
2012 220
2013 290
2014 310
2015 350
2016 300
2017 270

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 40
2008 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 80
2015 40
2016 70
2017 50

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2011 40
2012 50
2013 70
2014 60
2015 50
2016 50
2017 30
2018 30

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2006 60
2007 70
2008 60
2010 120
2011 130
2012 80
2013 50
2014 60
2015 80
2016 120
2017 150
2018 150

Psychiatrists

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

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2007 110
2008 110
2009 90
2010 60
2011 70
2012 60
2013 70
2014 90
2015 110
2016 120
2017 120
2018 110

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 210
2007 510
2008 390
2009 450
2010 510
2011 600
2012 540
2013 510
2014 620
2015 740
2016 840
2017 900
2018 1,570

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 280
2006 180
2007 140
2008 140
2009 190
2010 200
2011 240
2012 230
2013 230
2014 200
2015 370
2016 390
2017 480
2018 530

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 160
2007 160
2008 170
2009 180
2010 190
2011 190
2012 170
2013 170
2014 190
2015 230
2016 240
2017 250
2018 290

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 240
2006 260
2007 260
2008 260
2009 270
2010 290
2011 350
2012 370
2013 360
2014 390
2015 440
2016 430
2017 520
2018 500

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2011 50
2012 50
2013 50
2014 70
2015 50

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2018 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2007 200
2008 210
2009 210
2010 200
2011 190
2012 200
2013 220
2014 240
2015 240
2016 230
2017 260
2018 250

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2006 250
2007 160
2008 150
2009 120
2010 110
2011 140
2012 210
2013 260
2014 250
2015 200
2016 180
2017 190
2018 280

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 90
2009 70
2010 100
2011 120
2012 120
2013 130
2014 140
2015 160
2016 160
2017 200
2018 180

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 4,060
2006 4,510
2007 4,740
2008 4,870
2009 5,240
2010 5,430
2012 5,300
2013 5,560
2014 5,640
2015 5,810
2016 5,920
2017 6,190
2018 6,320

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 200
2013 220
2014 170
2015 160
2018 320

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 130
2013 150
2014 220
2015 250
2016 260
2017 280
2018 450

Audiologists

Year Number
2015 70

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2006 60
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2012 60
2013 60
2015 40
2016 40
2017 70
2018 70

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 400
2018 560

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 230
2006 200
2007 200
2008 190
2009 180
2010 190
2011 190
2012 220
2013 240
2014 280
2015 260
2016 260

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 390
2006 160
2007 190
2008 210
2009 230
2010 290
2011 250
2012 280
2013 270
2014 240
2015 250
2016 210

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2006 220
2007 250
2008 280
2009 290
2010 350
2011 360
2012 380
2013 380
2014 350
2015 360
2016 390
2017 410
2018 410

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 60
2008 60
2009 70
2010 70
2011 80
2012 30
2013 30
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 130
2008 120
2009 120
2010 150
2011 180
2012 160
2013 140
2014 110
2015 180
2016 180
2017 220
2018 120

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 30
2015 50
2016 40
2017 40
2018 30

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 420
2013 430
2014 430
2015 410
2016 490
2017 610
2018 590

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 330
2006 480
2007 500
2008 500
2009 410
2012 90
2013 80
2014 40
2015 40
2016 30
2017 30

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 370
2006 420
2007 430
2008 480
2009 440
2010 440
2011 410
2012 430
2013 450
2014 460
2015 570
2016 620
2017 630
2018 630

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 370
2006 390
2007 440
2008 530
2009 630
2010 620
2011 540
2012 530
2013 600
2014 630
2015 640
2016 630
2017 630
2018 630

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2012 190
2013 190
2014 120
2015 130
2016 130
2017 140
2018 160

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2007 100
2008 110
2009 120
2010 120
2011 110
2013 160
2014 160
2015 50
2016 60
2017 70
2018 180

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 220
2006 180
2008 110
2009 110
2010 150
2011 210
2012 250
2013 270
2014 210
2015 220
2016 260
2017 290
2018 190

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 160
2013 140
2014 170
2015 80
2016 200
2017 170
2018 170

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 1,070
2006 1,040
2007 1,060
2008 1,160
2009 1,050
2010 1,190
2011 1,170
2012 980
2013 930
2014 970
2015 1,180
2016 1,140
2017 1,080
2018 900

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 510
2006 370
2007 400
2008 370
2009 340
2010 310
2011 380
2012 330
2013 330
2014 320
2015 310
2016 330
2017 310
2018 300

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 90
2006 60
2007 60
2008 70
2009 70
2010 80
2012 150
2015 130
2016 100
2017 150
2018 80

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2018 40

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 130
2006 100
2007 160
2008 140
2009 320
2012 180
2013 200
2014 180
2015 230
2016 250
2017 270
2018 320

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2007 40
2009 40
2010 50
2011 60
2012 50
2013 60
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 80

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 50

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 190
2007 160
2008 210
2009 110