Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Bakersfield, CA

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,990
2006 7,790
2007 8,750
2008 9,590
2009 10,420
2010 11,010
2011 11,980
2012 12,110
2013 12,760
2014 12,790
2015 12,970
2016 13,390
2017 14,730
2018 14,810

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2007 290
2008 330
2009 260
2010 40
2011 30
2016 40

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 220
2006 190
2007 150
2008 160
2009 250
2010 300
2011 280
2012 240
2013 220
2014 290
2015 330
2016 370
2017 310
2018 240

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Year Number
2009 30

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 70
2007 130
2008 140
2009 160
2010 130
2011 130
2012 90
2013 90
2014 90
2015 100
2016 110
2017 110
2018 110

Optometrists

Year Number
2011 80
2012 50
2013 60
2014 40
2015 50
2016 40
2017 50
2018 50

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 340
2006 390
2007 320
2008 350
2009 350
2010 430
2011 410
2012 450
2013 480
2014 680
2015 710
2016 700
2017 600
2018 560

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2007 90
2008 160
2009 210
2010 260
2011 270
2012 190
2013 170
2014 190
2015 260
2016 170
2017 130
2018 130

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 70
2006 90
2007 190
2008 200
2009 230
2010 130
2011 200
2012 180
2013 170
2014 120
2015 180

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2008 30
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 60
2014 60
2015 70
2016 50
2017 50
2018 30

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2009 80
2014 30
2016 50

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2009 60
2010 100
2011 100
2013 30

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 90
2008 50
2009 40
2010 100
2011 80
2012 130
2014 70
2015 60

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 280
2006 250
2007 270
2008 200
2009 260
2010 220
2011 240
2012 170
2016 280
2017 340
2018 330

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 110
2006 130
2007 130
2008 130
2009 140
2010 170
2011 170
2012 190
2013 170
2014 150
2015 110
2016 70
2017 130
2018 150

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 60
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 80
2012 130
2013 160
2014 150
2015 100
2016 70
2017 90
2018 100

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 160
2006 180
2007 140
2008 150
2009 190
2010 200
2011 230
2012 230
2013 260
2014 220
2015 190
2016 190
2017 270
2018 340

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2008 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 160
2007 220
2008 230
2009 230
2010 200
2011 240
2012 270
2013 260
2014 240
2015 240
2016 250
2017 230
2018 280

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2006 210
2007 200
2008 200
2009 190
2010 170
2011 190
2012 200
2013 240
2014 200
2015 130
2016 100
2017 150
2018 170

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 70
2008 80
2009 90
2010 90
2011 90
2012 80
2013 80
2015 60
2017 90
2018 100

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 2,550
2006 2,450
2007 2,680
2008 2,990
2009 3,310
2010 3,740
2012 3,830
2013 4,210
2014 4,370
2015 4,610
2016 4,800
2017 5,340
2018 5,310

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 150
2013 160
2014 150
2015 100
2016 120
2017 140
2018 150

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 500
2018 670

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 180
2006 110
2007 110
2008 140
2009 190
2010 220
2011 180
2012 160
2013 130
2014 150
2015 160
2016 170

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 170
2006 160
2007 240
2008 240
2009 240
2010 180
2011 200
2012 230
2013 330
2014 350
2015 350
2016 310

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 160
2009 220
2010 260
2011 300
2012 300
2013 340
2014 340
2015 230
2016 260
2017 300
2018 390

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2007 40
2008 60
2009 60
2010 40
2011 40
2012 60
2013 110
2014 90
2015 80
2016 90
2017 110
2018 130

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 30
2007 80
2008 100
2009 110
2010 90
2011 90
2012 110
2013 140
2014 140
2015 120
2016 140
2017 120
2018 130

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2018 30

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 280
2013 300
2014 310
2015 300
2016 380
2017 370
2018 420

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2006 230
2007 310
2008 330
2009 350
2012 50
2013 60
2014 50
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50
2018 80

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 120
2006 120
2007 130
2008 190
2009 210
2010 190
2011 450
2012 310
2013 340
2014 220
2015 190
2016 210
2017 270
2018 260

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2014 100
2015 100
2016 150

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 370
2006 410
2007 480
2008 630
2009 680
2010 740
2011 690
2012 720
2013 690
2014 660
2015 690
2016 760
2017 950
2018 900

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2007 30
2008 60
2009 60
2013 50
2014 50
2015 60
2016 100
2017 90
2018 90

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 90
2007 160
2008 170
2009 190
2010 190
2011 180
2013 120
2014 130
2015 140
2016 270
2017 300
2018 280

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 140
2006 120
2007 130
2008 130
2009 140
2010 70
2011 80
2012 120
2013 150
2014 160
2015 110
2016 80
2017 170
2018 120

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2013 160

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 810
2006 730
2007 940
2008 1,080
2009 970
2010 1,010
2011 1,040
2012 1,150
2013 1,010
2014 1,200
2015 1,280
2016 1,210
2017 1,130
2018 1,090

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 270
2006 270
2007 270
2008 260
2009 250
2010 380
2011 390
2012 430
2013 360
2014 370
2015 310
2016 280
2017 320
2018 340

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 110
2006 140
2007 70
2008 50
2009 60
2010 70
2011 80
2014 120
2015 90
2016 60
2017 90
2018 170

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 180
2006 140
2007 50
2008 70
2009 110
2012 240
2013 370
2014 350
2015 310
2016 460
2017 780
2018 800

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 100
2008 90
2009 140
2010 240
2011 340
2012 420
2013 520
2014 330
2015 300
2016 270
2017 300
2018 330

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2012 30
2013 40
2014 40
2015 90
2016 100
2017 120
2018 110

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2015 40
2016 60
2017 50

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 120
2006 50
2007 80
2008 100
2009 80
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 50
2016 60
2017 60