Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Baton Rouge, LA

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 17,390
2006 19,370
2007 19,210
2008 19,310
2009 18,710
2010 20,320
2011 19,940
2012 21,720
2013 21,660
2014 22,590
2015 22,620
2016 22,910
2017 22,890
2018 22,670

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 30
2013 30
2016 50
2018 30

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 210
2006 210
2007 150
2008 140
2009 120
2010 170
2011 160
2012 220
2013 170
2014 210
2015 130
2016 110
2018 100

Dietitians and Nutritionists

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

Optometrists

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2012 60
2013 60
2014 60

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 700
2006 750
2007 730
2008 670
2009 750
2010 730
2011 780
2012 840
2013 760
2014 790
2015 690
2016 760
2017 700
2018 730

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 430
2006 200
2007 190
2008 150
2009 140
2010 180
2011 190
2012 270
2013 200
2014 190
2015 100
2016 110
2017 110
2018 110

Internists, General

Year Number
2007 90
2008 70
2009 90
2011 120
2012 80
2013 90
2014 50
2015 100
2016 80

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 140
2007 30
2013 40

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2012 50
2013 40

Surgeons

Year Number
2006 30
2007 40
2008 150
2009 150
2010 160
2011 140
2012 110
2013 130
2014 80
2015 120
2016 80
2017 50

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 210
2006 330
2007 390
2008 490
2009 520
2010 510
2011 440
2012 350
2013 350
2014 460
2015 560
2016 620
2017 860
2018 950

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 40
2006 70
2007 110
2008 140
2009 140
2010 140
2011 90
2012 80
2013 110
2014 100
2015 130
2016 140
2017 210
2018 260

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 240
2006 300
2007 290
2008 270
2009 280
2010 310
2011 270
2012 290
2013 280
2014 320
2015 380
2016 440
2017 580
2018 530

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 370
2006 480
2007 460
2008 430
2009 450
2010 440
2011 380
2012 420
2013 460
2014 610
2015 590
2016 600
2017 650
2018 740

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 70
2007 60
2008 90
2009 70
2010 70
2012 60
2014 90
2015 70
2016 70
2018 40

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 180
2007 100
2008 120
2009 100
2010 100
2011 130
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60
2017 60
2018 80

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 220
2006 300
2007 290
2008 280
2009 250
2010 260
2011 270
2012 290
2013 300
2014 290
2015 270
2016 290
2017 310
2018 380

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 210
2006 220
2007 210
2008 200
2009 190
2010 330
2011 310
2012 430
2013 450
2014 480
2015 580
2016 600
2017 750
2018 560

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2007 70

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 90
2008 90
2009 80
2011 60
2012 60
2013 80
2015 90
2016 80
2017 120
2018 130

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 6,370
2006 7,240
2007 7,150
2008 7,040
2009 6,460
2010 6,910
2012 6,720
2013 6,830
2014 7,460
2015 8,000
2016 7,960
2017 7,780
2018 6,840

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 210
2013 200
2014 310
2015 300
2016 290
2017 290
2018 400

Audiologists

Year Number
2007 60
2008 60
2009 60
2010 40
2014 40
2015 50
2016 60
2017 70

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2009 60
2010 80

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 830
2018 890

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 510
2006 580
2007 620
2008 390
2009 390
2010 400
2011 530
2012 550
2013 540
2014 440
2015 390
2016 410

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 290
2006 380
2007 430
2008 530
2009 540
2010 500
2011 510
2012 490
2013 520
2014 510
2015 490
2016 480

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 340
2006 420
2007 410
2008 460
2009 430
2010 430
2011 320
2012 290
2013 260
2014 310
2015 360
2016 400
2017 380
2018 420

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2007 90
2008 170
2009 170
2010 200
2011 260
2012 220
2013 250
2014 200
2015 150
2016 150
2017 80
2018 80

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 110
2007 130
2008 110
2009 120
2010 160
2011 160
2012 190
2013 160
2014 240
2015 180
2016 200
2017 150
2018 170

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2006 60
2007 50
2010 50
2011 60
2012 60
2013 60
2014 50
2015 40
2016 70
2017 80
2018 80

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 540
2013 520
2014 540
2015 460
2016 480
2017 460
2018 480

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 390
2006 420
2007 450
2008 480
2009 480
2012 40
2013 40
2014 120
2015 170
2016 160
2017 150

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 340
2006 360
2007 260
2008 180
2009 260
2010 310
2011 410
2012 460
2013 460
2014 160
2016 350
2017 380
2018 500

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 90
2006 120
2007 100
2011 80
2012 60
2013 60
2014 170

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 700
2006 770
2007 730
2008 770
2009 780
2010 870
2011 850
2012 980
2013 870
2014 970
2015 880
2016 970
2017 1,070
2018 1,000

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 160
2008 30
2012 60
2014 150
2015 160
2016 260
2017 390
2018 390

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30
2013 30
2014 60
2016 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 210
2006 120
2007 120
2008 170
2009 160
2010 290
2011 280
2012 360
2013 300
2014 350
2015 310
2016 290
2017 200
2018 220

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2006 60
2007 110
2008 100
2009 80
2013 190
2014 270

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 40
2013 50
2014 30

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 2,770
2006 3,160
2007 3,100
2008 3,120
2009 3,010
2010 3,620
2011 3,980
2012 4,310
2013 4,530
2014 4,280
2015 3,710
2016 3,320
2017 3,080
2018 3,600

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 440
2006 380
2007 510
2008 540
2009 530
2010 480
2011 470
2012 560
2013 500
2014 570
2015 460
2016 500
2017 490
2018 470

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 190
2006 220
2007 220
2008 210
2009 190
2012 130
2013 180
2014 220
2015 220
2016 200
2017 170
2018 110

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 170
2006 150
2007 290
2008 300
2009 380
2012 270
2013 200
2014 310
2015 430
2016 460
2017 580
2018 390

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 160
2006 210
2007 210
2008 230
2009 240
2010 220
2011 200
2012 220
2013 290
2014 280
2015 350
2016 470
2017 420
2018 510

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 60
2008 60
2009 40
2010 40
2013 30
2014 40
2016 440
2017 440
2018 260

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 160
2007 390
2008 410
2009 390
2012 200
2013 180
2014 120
2015 230
2016 200
2017 170
2018 210