Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 32,530
2006 33,500
2007 33,500
2008 35,110
2009 36,190
2010 36,200
2011 37,190
2012 37,220
2013 38,120
2014 38,460
2015 39,390
2016 42,710
2017 43,340
2018 42,910

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2012 50
2014 50
2018 60

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 270
2006 250
2008 270
2009 280
2010 250
2011 260
2012 280
2013 180
2014 270
2015 280
2016 470
2017 370
2018 340

Orthodontists

Year Number
2008 60
2013 100
2015 100

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 170
2006 180
2007 180
2008 250
2009 190
2010 180
2011 240
2012 250
2013 410
2014 420
2015 490
2016 380
2017 380
2018 270

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 170
2006 110
2007 120
2008 60
2013 90
2014 100
2015 130
2017 280

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,410
2007 1,250
2008 1,300
2009 1,510
2010 1,520
2011 1,650
2012 1,560
2013 1,670
2014 1,630
2015 1,660
2016 1,750
2017 1,690
2018 1,530

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2007 120
2008 310
2009 380

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 210
2007 130
2011 140
2012 150
2013 170
2014 150
2015 170
2016 200
2017 290
2018 290

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 180
2006 110
2007 200
2008 120
2009 150
2010 70
2011 90
2012 70
2013 160
2015 220
2016 110

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2006 40
2007 70
2008 40
2009 30
2016 40

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2005 190
2007 180
2008 80
2009 200
2010 220
2011 220
2012 150
2013 200
2014 200
2015 150
2017 140
2018 150

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 30
2007 60
2008 50
2010 80
2011 90
2012 60
2013 40
2018 30

Surgeons

Year Number
2006 290
2007 230
2008 150
2009 100
2011 130
2012 120
2016 290
2017 260
2018 280

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 590
2007 1,420
2008 1,440
2009 610
2010 780
2011 1,110
2012 1,290
2013 1,220
2014 1,180
2015 2,360
2016 2,410
2017 2,350
2018 2,190

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 270
2006 270
2007 230
2008 100
2009 180
2010 160
2011 170
2012 160
2013 140
2014 140
2015 140
2016 300
2017 330
2018 390

Podiatrists

Year Number
2009 40

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 410
2006 270
2007 330
2008 430
2009 470
2010 380
2011 360
2012 360
2013 500
2014 510
2015 450
2016 410
2017 400
2018 420

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 490
2006 490
2007 440
2008 490
2009 600
2010 710
2011 710
2012 750
2013 730
2014 820
2015 730
2016 950
2017 930
2018 1,030

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 50
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 60
2014 70
2015 80
2016 90
2017 90
2018 150

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 80
2008 70
2009 60
2010 30
2014 50
2015 60
2016 40
2017 40
2018 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 390
2006 440
2007 450
2008 490
2009 460
2010 550
2011 650
2012 750
2013 690
2014 720
2015 690
2016 750
2017 750
2018 760

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 220
2006 260
2007 280
2008 330
2009 280
2010 260
2011 230
2012 310
2013 340
2014 380
2015 440
2016 590
2017 590
2018 520

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 170
2006 200
2007 290
2008 250
2009 260
2010 250
2011 290
2012 290
2013 280
2014 240
2015 270
2016 270
2017 330
2018 270

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 11,560
2006 12,460
2007 13,140
2008 13,810
2009 14,330
2010 14,710
2012 15,040
2013 14,970
2014 15,240
2015 14,770
2016 16,460
2017 17,640
2018 17,270

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 320
2013 370
2014 400
2015 600
2016 680
2017 520
2018 330

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 510
2013 440
2014 470
2015 560
2016 1,040
2017 1,050
2018 1,220

Audiologists

Year Number
2006 40
2007 70
2008 120
2011 30
2012 50
2013 50
2014 70
2015 50
2016 30
2017 40
2018 40

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2006 90
2018 70

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,740
2018 1,810

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 780
2006 820
2007 980
2008 990
2009 940
2010 900
2011 1,010
2012 1,060
2013 1,060
2014 1,020
2015 880
2016 1,090

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 770
2006 880
2007 800
2008 930
2009 850
2010 800
2011 840
2012 870
2013 1,070
2014 780
2015 750
2016 850

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 830
2006 740
2007 910
2008 730
2009 830
2010 760
2011 840
2012 750
2013 570
2014 510
2015 670
2016 970
2017 1,040
2018 1,080

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 390
2006 280
2007 370
2008 300
2009 440
2010 340
2011 330
2012 280
2013 290
2014 300
2015 240
2016 220
2017 230
2018 240

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 260
2006 250
2007 320
2008 310
2009 380
2010 310
2011 310
2012 290
2013 300
2014 260
2015 310
2016 360
2017 380
2018 380

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 150
2007 150
2008 170
2009 190
2010 150
2011 170
2012 150
2013 160
2014 120
2015 100
2016 100
2017 110
2018 160

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 910
2013 890
2014 940
2015 970
2016 1,170
2017 1,250
2018 1,230

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 1,030
2006 1,040
2007 950
2008 850
2009 880
2012 170
2013 150
2014 190
2015 190
2016 190
2017 210
2018 270

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 420
2006 620
2007 790
2008 840
2009 970
2010 960
2011 860
2012 730
2013 810
2014 730
2015 640
2016 650
2017 650
2018 660

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 130
2006 110
2008 30
2012 30
2013 50
2014 30
2016 40
2017 80

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,620
2006 1,730
2007 1,740
2008 1,890
2009 1,800
2010 1,690
2011 1,750
2012 1,730
2013 1,960
2014 2,050
2015 1,940
2016 1,920
2017 1,870
2018 2,050

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 80
2006 70
2007 50
2008 80
2010 290
2012 580
2013 640
2014 410
2015 370
2016 360
2017 340
2018 550

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

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

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 280
2006 340
2007 420
2008 470
2009 430
2010 520
2011 560
2012 520
2013 460
2014 560
2015 550
2016 630
2017 570
2018 570

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 330
2006 320
2007 240
2008 210
2009 310
2012 190
2013 230
2014 190
2015 290
2016 290
2017 270
2018 230

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 180
2013 160
2015 140
2016 200
2017 230
2018 250

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 3,530
2006 3,700
2007 3,480
2008 4,220
2009 3,880
2010 3,730
2011 3,300
2012 3,100
2013 3,570
2014 3,570
2015 3,950
2016 3,160
2017 3,130
2018 2,870

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 970
2006 1,030
2007 1,100
2008 900
2009 810
2010 870
2011 850
2012 830
2013 730
2014 800
2015 880
2016 920
2017 880
2018 850

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2006 260
2007 260
2008 260
2009 230
2010 300
2011 230
2012 180
2013 140
2014 280
2015 280
2017 260
2018 370

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 80
2006 220
2007 200
2008 220
2009 170
2012 220
2013 210
2014 250
2015 310
2016 330
2017 310
2018 450

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 230
2006 300
2007 300
2008 270
2009 220
2010 240
2011 410
2012 340
2013 270
2014 200
2015 240
2016 280
2017 430
2018 440

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2018 40

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 60
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40
2012 60
2013 70
2015 130
2016 110
2017 40
2018 90

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 550
2006 260
2007 280
2008 310
2009 280
2012 190
2013 200
2014 290
2015 360
2016 300
2017 280
2018 180