Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 91,020
2006 98,130
2007 100,370
2008 104,910
2009 105,020
2010 112,920
2011 117,790
2012 125,720
2013 130,080
2014 123,200
2015 119,390
2016 124,990
2017 122,080
2018 124,540

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2005 16,180
2006 18,170
2007 19,090
2008 20,270
2009 21,520
2010 30,020
2011 31,470
2012 33,410
2013 35,050
2014 28,820
2015 28,080
2016 33,250
2017 29,040
2018 29,230

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2005 330
2006 560
2007 480
2008 610
2009 530
2010 600
2013 200
2015 370
2016 680
2017 1,450
2018 1,310

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2005 36,810
2006 38,270
2007 39,270
2008 37,920
2009 37,160
2010 36,460
2012 39,660
2013 40,940
2014 40,560
2015 38,720
2016 38,580
2017 39,640
2018 39,770

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 1,770
2013 1,630
2014 1,610
2015 1,960
2018 2,270

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2005 670
2006 1,280
2007 1,280
2008 1,340
2009 920
2010 960
2011 1,060
2012 840
2013 850
2014 990
2015 1,670
2016 1,910
2017 1,820
2018 1,610

Occupational Therapy Aides

Year Number
2005 540
2006 600
2007 490
2008 460
2009 410
2011 400
2012 980
2013 1,190
2014 1,120
2015 1,240
2016 1,440
2017 2,020
2018 2,300

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,850
2007 1,640
2008 1,790
2009 2,300
2010 2,410
2011 2,590
2012 1,800
2013 2,300
2014 2,460
2015 3,290
2016 3,370
2017 3,150
2018 2,970

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2005 1,920
2006 1,940
2007 1,770
2008 1,650
2009 2,020
2010 1,680
2011 1,890
2012 1,940
2013 2,110
2014 2,770
2015 2,060
2016 2,190
2017 1,260
2018 950

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,680
2006 1,590
2007 1,680
2008 2,300
2009 2,320
2010 2,180
2011 2,240
2012 2,720
2013 3,230
2014 2,710
2015 3,000
2016 2,900
2017 3,360
2018 4,270

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2005 9,920
2006 10,140
2007 9,740
2008 9,990
2009 9,740
2010 9,400
2011 10,480
2012 11,020
2013 12,080
2014 10,960
2015 10,710
2016 9,920
2017 10,280
2018 10,630

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2005 7,940
2006 9,570
2007 10,280
2008 12,530
2009 12,300
2010 13,780
2011 13,970
2012 15,200
2013 14,760
2014 15,320
2015 14,880
2016 16,780
2017 16,390
2018 18,620

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2006 830
2007 920
2008 950
2009 1,250
2010 1,040
2011 1,550
2012 1,940
2013 2,340
2014 1,640
2015 1,170
2016 1,330
2017 1,590
2018 2,030

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2005 1,770
2006 1,860
2007 1,890
2008 2,540
2009 2,230
2010 2,420
2011 1,810
2012 1,620
2013 1,130
2014 1,160
2015 1,060
2016 1,170
2017 1,790
2018 1,870

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2006 2,160
2009 1,750
2010 1,710
2011 1,510
2012 1,000
2013 850
2014 900
2015 700
2016 630
2017 410
2018 200

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2005 1,920
2006 1,940
2007 1,950
2008 2,070
2009 1,820
2010 1,700
2011 1,590
2012 1,410
2013 1,290
2014 1,050
2015 1,200
2016 1,130
2017 1,400
2018 1,650

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 1,910
2013 2,610
2014 3,840
2015 4,020
2016 4,140
2017 3,610
2018 3,630

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 7,300
2006 7,370
2007 9,090
2008 9,110
2009 8,740
2012 7,970
2013 7,520
2014 6,950
2015 5,250
2018 1,230