Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 219,680
2006 219,390
2007 221,130
2008 227,410
2009 234,130
2010 237,860
2011 243,230
2012 238,850
2013 237,650
2014 238,460
2015 244,940
2016 255,350
2017 261,000
2018 265,670

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 1,160
2006 1,140
2007 1,230
2008 1,170
2009 1,220
2010 1,090
2011 1,200
2012 1,150
2013 1,090
2014 970
2015 1,120
2016 1,130
2017 1,010
2018 1,040

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 4,240
2006 4,940
2007 3,880
2008 3,590
2009 3,900
2010 4,020
2011 4,320
2012 3,480
2013 3,030
2014 2,780
2015 2,640
2016 3,440
2017 3,150
2018 3,690

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Year Number
2007 60
2008 50
2009 60

Orthodontists

Year Number
2007 70
2008 160
2009 160
2011 110
2012 600
2013 770
2014 840

Dentists, All Other Specialists

Year Number
2006 110
2007 130
2012 270
2013 150
2014 280
2018 150

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 1,280
2007 1,360
2008 1,490
2009 1,570
2010 1,740
2011 1,670
2012 1,700
2013 1,540
2014 1,750
2015 1,620
2016 1,660
2017 1,650
2018 1,970

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 1,070
2006 1,420
2007 1,360
2008 1,280
2009 1,390
2010 1,370
2011 1,600
2012 1,080
2013 1,170
2014 1,800
2015 1,920
2016 2,080
2017 1,690
2018 1,870

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 7,190
2006 7,020
2007 6,780
2008 7,750
2009 7,740
2010 7,410
2011 7,260
2012 7,570
2013 8,230
2014 8,770
2015 9,090
2016 9,430
2017 9,320
2018 9,540

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2006 880
2007 1,210
2008 1,540
2009 1,510
2010 1,380
2011 1,320
2012 1,320
2013 1,560
2014 940
2015 740
2016 440
2018 1,320

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2006 2,000
2007 2,390
2008 2,420
2009 3,740
2010 4,270
2011 5,250
2012 3,430
2013 3,050
2014 2,490
2015 4,080
2016 5,190
2017 7,310
2018 6,070

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 1,090
2006 1,460
2007 1,770
2008 1,790
2009 1,580
2010 1,520
2011 1,430
2012 1,280
2013 1,850
2014 1,580
2015 2,010
2016 1,550
2017 1,550
2018 1,400

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2005 990
2006 530
2007 510
2008 430
2009 750
2010 580
2011 480
2012 270
2013 500
2014 510
2015 610
2016 440
2017 410
2018 440

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2005 630
2006 740
2007 910
2008 850
2009 900
2010 750
2011 420
2012 400
2013 610
2014 810
2015 840
2016 800
2017 660
2018 530

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 420
2007 500
2008 420
2009 590
2010 610
2011 650
2012 600
2013 660
2014 840
2015 800
2016 850
2017 980
2018 820

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 2,170
2006 2,460
2007 2,740
2008 2,150
2009 1,970
2010 1,700
2011 1,630
2012 1,040
2013 1,130
2014 900
2015 1,060
2016 1,130
2017 1,160
2018 920

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 4,170
2006 5,130
2007 6,880
2008 8,370
2009 9,810
2010 11,920
2011 12,310
2012 14,290
2013 11,750
2014 12,230
2015 10,970
2016 9,790
2017 8,090
2018 7,630

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 2,640
2006 1,420
2007 1,520
2008 1,550
2009 1,350
2010 1,190
2011 1,230
2012 1,420
2013 1,810
2014 2,060
2015 2,030
2016 1,930
2017 1,770
2018 1,740

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 190
2006 330
2007 220
2008 330
2009 360
2010 370
2011 400
2012 410
2013 380
2014 340
2015 290
2016 370
2017 370
2018 480

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 3,480
2006 2,810
2007 3,210
2008 3,450
2009 3,320
2010 3,530
2011 3,340
2012 3,500
2013 3,690
2014 3,700
2015 4,010
2016 3,960
2017 4,120
2018 4,150

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 5,270
2006 5,100
2007 5,440
2008 5,530
2009 6,090
2010 6,550
2011 6,620
2012 7,870
2013 8,100
2014 8,960
2015 8,710
2016 9,030
2017 9,180
2018 8,640

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 500
2006 430
2007 390
2008 540
2009 540
2010 530
2011 310
2012 290
2013 270
2014 400
2015 550
2016 650
2017 570
2018 510

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 950
2006 1,090
2007 1,130
2008 870
2009 850
2010 860
2011 770
2012 640
2013 620
2014 700
2015 720
2016 750
2017 710
2018 690

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 3,270
2006 3,350
2007 3,080
2008 3,340
2009 3,360
2010 3,480
2011 3,370
2012 3,460
2013 3,320
2014 3,700
2015 3,850
2016 4,080
2017 3,910
2018 3,320

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 4,140
2006 4,610
2007 4,310
2008 5,240
2009 4,920
2010 5,300
2011 5,320
2012 6,290
2013 5,660
2014 5,110
2015 4,950
2016 4,680
2017 5,140
2018 5,360

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 1,470
2011 930
2012 130
2013 170
2014 190
2015 180
2016 230
2017 270
2018 300

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,270
2007 1,400
2008 1,510
2009 1,640
2012 650
2013 610
2014 970
2015 1,110
2016 1,180
2017 790

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,420
2007 1,410
2008 1,300
2009 1,480
2010 1,270
2011 1,520
2012 1,540
2013 1,960
2014 1,830
2015 1,960
2016 1,890
2017 2,040
2018 1,690

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 76,080
2006 77,620
2007 78,060
2008 82,570
2009 86,860
2010 89,890
2012 85,380
2013 80,740
2014 81,780
2015 84,060
2016 91,230
2017 93,710
2018 98,790

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 530
2013 670
2014 460
2015 750
2016 720
2017 1,110
2018 1,210

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 100
2013 130
2014 110
2015 180
2016 150
2017 180
2018 150

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 1,650
2013 2,270
2014 2,520
2015 3,150
2016 2,880
2017 3,320
2018 3,950

Audiologists

Year Number
2005 250
2006 240
2007 220
2008 240
2009 190
2010 390
2011 390
2012 470
2013 270
2014 370
2015 270
2016 280
2017 250
2018 310

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 4,840
2006 4,240
2007 3,270
2011 630
2012 920
2013 1,280
2014 1,120
2015 990
2017 1,870
2018 2,060

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2018 9,070

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 7,340
2006 5,920
2007 5,290
2008 4,380
2009 4,260
2010 4,410
2011 4,610
2012 4,180
2013 4,530
2014 4,120
2015 4,380

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 4,210
2006 5,150
2007 5,220
2008 4,970
2009 4,230
2010 3,770
2011 3,810
2012 4,120
2013 4,350
2014 4,460
2015 4,200
2016 4,060

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 4,220
2006 4,390
2007 5,370
2008 5,230
2009 5,010
2010 5,950
2011 6,610
2012 6,300
2013 5,810
2014 5,630
2015 5,870
2016 6,320
2017 7,160
2018 7,250

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,540
2007 1,530
2008 1,560
2009 1,440
2010 1,440
2011 1,360
2012 1,260
2013 1,250
2014 1,440
2015 1,680
2016 1,770
2017 1,900
2018 1,970

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 1,180
2006 1,180
2007 1,070
2008 1,290
2009 1,300
2010 1,450
2011 1,390
2012 1,420
2013 1,490
2014 1,540
2015 1,530
2016 1,840
2017 2,100
2018 2,250

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 540
2007 510
2008 540
2009 490
2010 520
2011 530
2012 560
2013 530
2014 560
2015 580
2016 620
2017 550
2018 600

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 5,500
2013 5,550
2014 5,040
2015 5,100
2016 5,280
2017 5,270
2018 5,940

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 4,540
2006 5,080
2007 4,980
2008 5,230
2009 5,220
2012 570
2013 810
2014 790
2015 840
2017 1,270
2018 1,530

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 9,600
2006 8,370
2007 8,260
2008 7,790
2009 8,040
2010 7,590
2011 9,630
2012 9,960
2013 9,760
2015 7,760
2016 8,320
2017 8,130
2018 7,390

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,140
2006 1,350
2007 1,250
2008 1,570
2009 1,260
2010 1,280
2011 1,130
2012 1,240
2013 1,390
2014 1,400
2015 1,460
2016 1,750
2017 2,200
2018 2,270

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 10,390
2006 10,520
2007 10,950
2008 11,880
2009 12,360
2010 10,840
2011 11,020
2012 10,350
2013 13,070
2014 12,890
2015 14,360
2016 14,580
2017 17,240
2018 16,420

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 2,610
2006 2,310
2007 2,080
2008 2,490
2009 2,480
2010 2,210
2011 1,720
2012 1,970
2013 2,420
2014 2,060
2015 2,370
2016 1,530
2017 1,470
2018 1,900

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2006 500
2007 440
2008 480
2009 460
2010 310
2011 210
2012 200
2013 280
2014 290
2015 260
2016 230
2017 210
2018 400

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 2,870
2006 2,900
2007 2,670
2008 2,430
2009 1,920
2010 1,450
2011 1,760
2012 1,920
2013 2,180
2014 1,990
2015 2,120
2016 2,220
2017 2,570
2018 2,690

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,480
2006 2,230
2007 2,260
2008 2,290
2009 2,170
2010 2,080
2011 2,190
2012 1,980
2013 2,290
2014 2,830
2015 2,880
2016 3,040
2017 2,940
2018 2,720

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 300
2013 390
2014 550
2015 1,160
2016 1,680
2017 1,640
2018 1,690

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 15,060
2006 16,060
2007 15,690
2008 14,860
2009 15,010
2010 14,130
2011 14,040
2012 13,330
2013 13,890
2014 13,410
2015 12,820
2016 12,790
2017 12,060
2018 12,970

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 6,840
2006 6,670
2007 6,330
2008 5,640
2009 5,260
2010 5,500
2011 6,060
2012 5,790
2013 5,590
2014 5,220
2015 5,500
2016 5,720
2017 5,810
2018 5,950

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 2,770
2006 3,160
2007 2,670
2008 2,120
2009 2,220
2010 2,950
2011 2,800
2012 2,560
2013 2,140
2014 1,880
2015 2,020
2016 2,100
2017 2,380
2018 2,040

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2005 420
2006 150
2008 200
2009 180
2010 210
2011 350
2012 330
2013 300
2015 60
2016 250
2017 410
2018 480

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2013 60
2014 130
2016 170
2017 130
2018 100

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,950
2006 2,790
2007 4,150
2008 5,030
2009 5,930
2012 4,870
2013 3,870
2014 5,200
2015 5,530
2016 5,640
2017 4,530
2018 4,140

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 700
2006 910
2007 540
2008 700
2009 810
2010 890
2011 850
2012 820
2013 800
2014 1,080
2015 1,210
2016 1,410
2017 1,640
2018 1,820

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 240
2006 310
2007 290
2008 250
2009 260
2010 150
2011 160
2012 130
2013 240
2014 340
2015 460
2016 440
2017 480
2018 480

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 840
2006 810
2007 730
2008 450
2009 490
2010 510
2011 800
2012 1,190
2013 1,400
2014 1,310
2015 960
2016 840
2017 950
2018 1,250

Genetic Counselors

Year Number
2013 80
2014 90
2015 80
2016 60
2017 50
2018 50

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,810
2007 3,230
2008 3,720
2009 4,090
2012 4,170
2013 4,120
2014 4,390
2015 3,560
2016 2,370
2017 1,300