Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 185,810
2006 187,340
2007 188,120
2008 193,280
2009 198,800
2010 201,320
2011 206,300
2012 201,410
2013 202,130
2014 202,230
2015 194,780
2016 203,490
2017 207,790

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,040
2007 1,120
2008 1,080
2009 1,110
2010 970
2011 1,040
2012 960
2013 900
2014 810
2015 910
2016 900
2017 740

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 3,770
2006 4,530
2007 3,290
2008 3,060
2009 3,240
2010 3,360
2011 3,530
2012 2,870
2013 2,550
2014 2,290
2015 2,000
2016 2,650
2017 2,510

Orthodontists

Year Number
2008 140
2011 90
2013 710

Dentists, All Other Specialists

Year Number
2012 230
2014 240

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,150
2007 1,190
2008 1,220
2009 1,270
2010 1,390
2011 1,380
2012 1,430
2013 1,330
2014 1,500
2015 1,290
2016 1,330
2017 1,350

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 980
2006 1,320
2007 1,250
2008 1,120
2009 1,240
2010 1,240
2011 1,490
2012 940
2013 1,010
2014 1,630
2015 1,670
2016 1,810
2017 1,460

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 5,990
2006 5,970
2007 5,470
2008 6,330
2009 6,100
2010 5,990
2011 5,990
2012 6,230
2013 6,800
2014 7,090
2015 6,970
2016 7,210
2017 7,160

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2005 670
2006 770
2007 1,090
2008 1,410
2009 1,350
2010 1,230
2011 1,020
2012 1,190
2013 1,310
2015 500

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 2,310
2006 1,720
2007 2,100
2008 2,040
2009 3,410
2010 3,850
2011 4,840
2012 2,910
2013 2,520
2014 1,940
2015 3,510
2016 4,460
2017 6,200

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 910
2006 1,310
2007 1,550
2008 1,630
2009 1,440
2010 1,480
2011 1,390
2012 1,200
2013 1,600
2014 1,330
2015 1,660
2016 1,310
2017 1,300

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2005 900
2006 420
2007 420
2008 330
2009 610
2010 500
2011 410
2012 200
2013 400
2014 420
2015 470
2016 320
2017 320

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2005 480
2006 660
2007 870
2008 440
2009 510
2010 390
2011 360
2012 240
2013 460
2014 620
2015 710
2016 660
2017 580

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 270
2006 360
2007 380
2008 300
2009 500
2010 550
2011 570
2012 480
2013 520
2014 690
2015 660
2016 750
2017 910

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 1,860
2006 2,160
2007 2,390
2008 1,880
2009 1,720
2010 1,550
2011 1,510
2012 870
2013 980
2014 780
2015 930
2016 1,040
2017 1,010

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,430
2006 4,270
2007 5,940
2008 7,040
2009 8,310
2010 10,320
2011 10,130
2012 12,140
2013 10,160
2014 11,040
2015 9,370
2016 8,260
2017 6,940

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 2,330
2006 1,240
2007 1,330
2008 1,300
2009 1,110
2010 930
2011 1,010
2012 1,200
2013 1,580
2014 1,880
2015 1,760
2016 1,630
2017 1,360

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 260
2007 150
2008 260
2009 300
2010 320
2011 370
2012 370
2013 340
2014 290
2015 220
2016 290
2017 290

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 2,920
2006 2,190
2007 2,540
2008 2,840
2009 2,870
2010 3,090
2011 2,890
2012 3,070
2013 3,200
2014 3,190
2015 3,210
2016 3,190
2017 3,340

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 4,540
2006 4,270
2007 4,540
2008 4,540
2009 5,200
2010 5,590
2011 5,750
2012 6,740
2013 7,180
2014 7,990
2015 7,400
2016 7,730
2017 7,780

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 420
2006 380
2007 330
2008 480
2009 490
2010 460
2011 250
2012 230
2013 240
2014 340
2015 440
2016 520
2017 460

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 850
2006 980
2007 1,000
2008 750
2009 740
2010 750
2011 690
2012 560
2013 560
2014 630
2015 570
2016 610
2017 590

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 2,720
2006 2,680
2007 2,520
2008 2,790
2009 2,800
2010 2,850
2011 2,700
2012 2,840
2013 2,760
2014 3,190
2015 3,190
2016 3,370
2017 3,120

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 3,660
2006 3,940
2007 3,590
2008 4,460
2009 4,220
2010 4,520
2011 4,470
2012 5,450
2013 4,900
2014 4,390
2015 3,780
2016 3,610
2017 4,040

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 1,300
2011 770
2012 100
2013 150
2014 160
2015 140
2016 190
2017 230

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,220
2006 1,160
2007 1,250
2008 1,390
2009 1,450
2012 550
2013 530
2014 870
2015 870
2016 820

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 1,180
2007 1,210
2008 1,090
2009 1,270
2010 1,030
2011 1,260
2012 1,200
2013 1,590
2014 1,480
2015 1,530
2016 1,450
2017 1,580

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 64,780
2006 66,130
2007 66,670
2008 71,170
2009 74,720
2010 76,600
2012 72,590
2013 69,050
2014 69,750
2015 67,030
2016 73,820
2017 75,320

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2014 330
2015 580
2016 560
2017 930

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 80
2013 120
2014 90
2015 150
2016 110
2017 150

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 1,270
2013 1,890
2014 1,960
2015 2,220
2016 1,930
2017 2,250

Audiologists

Year Number
2005 220
2006 220
2007 190
2008 200
2009 160
2010 360
2011 360
2012 430
2013 250
2014 350
2015 250
2016 210
2017 180

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 4,310
2006 3,860
2007 2,970
2011 520
2012 790
2013 1,150
2014 1,070
2015 950
2017 1,790

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 6,930

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 6,340
2006 5,210
2007 4,490
2008 3,850
2009 3,760
2010 3,610
2011 3,680
2012 3,340
2013 3,900
2014 3,490
2015 3,530
2016 3,840

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 3,670
2006 4,650
2007 4,580
2008 4,190
2009 3,460
2010 3,120
2011 3,220
2012 3,350
2013 3,420
2014 3,680
2015 3,300
2016 3,380

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 3,270
2006 3,430
2007 4,500
2008 4,320
2009 4,240
2010 5,040
2011 5,620
2012 5,060
2013 4,660
2014 4,450
2015 4,180
2016 4,670
2017 5,630

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,250
2007 1,220
2008 1,320
2009 1,230
2010 1,190
2011 1,100
2012 1,050
2013 1,040
2014 1,210
2015 1,320
2016 1,390
2017 1,460

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 950
2006 980
2007 860
2008 1,070
2009 1,060
2010 1,210
2011 1,160
2012 1,240
2013 1,320
2014 1,350
2015 1,010
2016 1,390
2017 1,550

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 740
2006 440
2007 400
2008 400
2009 370
2010 370
2011 400
2012 440
2013 420
2014 470
2015 440
2016 510
2017 420

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 4,710
2013 4,800
2014 4,190
2015 3,930
2016 4,090
2017 4,090

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 3,780
2006 4,220
2007 4,050
2008 4,240
2009 4,250
2012 500
2013 720
2014 690
2015 650
2016 770
2017 940

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 7,450
2006 7,250
2007 7,350
2008 6,860
2009 6,720
2010 6,500
2011 8,600
2012 8,510
2013 8,570
2014 6,840
2015 6,590
2016 6,660
2017 6,430

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 980
2006 1,230
2007 1,160
2008 1,380
2009 1,040
2010 1,080
2011 1,020
2012 1,160
2013 1,230
2014 1,200
2015 1,100
2016 1,320
2017 1,690

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 8,360
2006 8,600
2007 8,930
2008 9,700
2009 10,110
2010 8,780
2011 9,210
2012 8,470
2013 11,070
2014 10,510
2015 11,070
2016 11,010
2017 13,570

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 2,310
2006 1,980
2007 1,770
2008 2,160
2009 2,170
2010 1,850
2011 1,300
2012 1,440
2013 1,920
2014 1,450
2015 1,370
2017 850

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2006 430
2007 350
2008 370
2009 370
2010 240
2011 190
2012 190
2013 270
2014 290
2015 230
2016 210
2017 190

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 2,530
2006 2,580
2007 2,300
2008 2,050
2009 1,530
2010 1,130
2011 1,410
2012 1,540
2013 1,770
2014 1,530
2015 1,460
2016 1,540
2017 1,820

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,110
2006 1,770
2007 1,890
2008 1,990
2009 1,950
2010 1,760
2011 1,820
2012 1,610
2013 1,870
2014 2,300
2015 2,050
2016 2,200
2017 2,180

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 170
2013 260
2014 480
2015 900
2016 1,420
2017 1,250

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 12,630
2006 13,470
2007 12,910
2008 11,990
2009 12,130
2010 11,240
2011 11,460
2012 10,800
2013 11,260
2014 10,810
2015 9,810
2016 9,940
2017 9,340

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 5,800
2006 5,810
2007 5,370
2008 4,810
2009 4,460
2010 4,720
2011 5,310
2012 5,010
2013 4,870
2014 4,530
2015 4,470
2016 4,370
2017 4,400

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 2,330
2006 2,760
2007 2,280
2008 1,820
2009 1,930
2010 2,670
2011 2,500
2012 2,050
2013 1,660
2014 1,370
2015 1,490
2016 1,500
2017 1,720

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2006 120
2008 170
2010 170
2011 320
2012 320
2013 270
2017 350

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2014 110
2016 130
2017 90

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,090
2006 2,230
2007 3,660
2008 4,510
2009 5,450
2012 4,580
2013 3,570
2014 4,770
2015 4,670
2016 4,760
2017 3,730

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 590
2006 800
2007 430
2008 520
2009 620
2010 590
2011 560
2012 520
2013 550
2014 740
2015 800
2016 950
2017 1,120

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 230
2006 300
2007 210
2008 130
2009 100
2010 80
2011 90
2012 80
2013 150
2014 260
2015 370
2016 340
2017 380

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 770
2006 730
2007 650
2008 400
2009 430
2010 450
2011 680
2013 1,240
2014 1,190
2015 850
2016 720
2017 810

Genetic Counselors

Year Number
2013 80
2014 90
2015 80
2016 50
2017 40

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,510
2006 2,760
2007 3,080
2008 3,610
2009 3,850
2012 3,890
2013 3,900
2014 4,220
2015 3,340
2016 2,070