Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 17,690
2006 18,910
2007 20,180
2008 20,510
2009 20,260
2010 21,840
2011 22,430
2012 23,090
2013 22,620
2014 23,620
2015 23,520
2016 23,820
2017 22,870
2018 23,200

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2007 30
2008 50
2009 40
2012 50
2014 70
2015 70
2016 60
2017 50
2018 70

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 160
2006 140
2007 160
2008 120
2009 130
2011 180
2013 210
2014 250
2015 330
2016 370
2017 320
2018 320

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 170
2008 200
2009 180
2010 160
2011 170
2012 150
2013 160
2014 130
2015 170
2016 220
2017 210
2018 210

Optometrists

Year Number
2009 100
2010 90
2011 60
2013 40
2014 40
2015 40
2016 80
2017 110
2018 150

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 640
2006 710
2007 840
2008 860
2009 780
2010 830
2011 890
2012 900
2013 830
2014 940
2015 970
2016 960
2017 800
2018 840

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 190
2006 250
2007 300
2008 300
2009 300
2010 360
2011 440
2012 580
2013 650
2014 830
2015 720
2016 570
2017 370
2018 490

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 140
2006 140
2007 110
2008 100
2009 170
2010 290
2011 210
2012 160
2013 60
2014 140
2015 120
2016 120
2018 60

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 80
2008 60
2009 40
2010 60
2011 60
2013 30
2014 30
2015 70
2016 60

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2006 70
2007 70
2008 50
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2015 50
2016 40
2017 40

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 50
2006 90
2007 70
2012 100
2013 70
2014 60
2015 90
2016 90
2018 50

Surgeons

Year Number
2006 140
2007 150
2008 90
2009 90
2010 100
2011 160
2012 140
2013 120
2014 40

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 460
2006 590
2007 860
2008 800
2009 720
2010 590
2011 610
2012 510
2013 700
2014 620
2015 680
2016 920

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 110
2008 90
2009 100
2010 110
2011 150
2012 190
2013 210
2014 210
2015 220
2016 240
2017 230
2018 240

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 30

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 180
2006 190
2007 190
2008 220
2009 230
2010 260
2011 240
2012 200
2013 190
2014 290
2015 250
2016 250
2017 210
2018 220

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 250
2006 330
2007 310
2008 330
2009 390
2010 600
2011 630
2012 550
2013 360
2014 460
2015 490
2016 530
2017 550
2018 500

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 110
2007 110
2008 110
2009 60
2010 70
2011 60
2014 50
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 70

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 340
2007 350
2008 370
2009 360
2010 310
2011 340
2012 350
2013 430
2014 410
2015 370
2017 330
2018 320

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 190
2006 210
2007 240
2008 290
2009 290
2010 310
2011 280
2012 310
2013 280
2014 330
2015 280
2016 300
2017 280
2018 270

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2013 40
2014 60
2016 50

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 80
2006 110
2007 150
2008 150
2009 200
2010 230
2011 290
2012 210
2013 310
2015 350
2016 180
2017 200
2018 180

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 5,960
2006 6,350
2007 7,150
2008 7,400
2009 7,740
2010 8,700
2012 8,430
2013 7,840
2014 8,140
2015 8,210
2016 8,140
2017 7,730
2018 7,970

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 60
2017 190

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 360
2013 240
2014 230
2015 300
2016 360
2017 380
2018 450

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2008 50
2009 60
2010 60
2011 50
2012 50
2013 40
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 60

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,070
2018 1,100

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 670
2006 730
2007 600
2008 630
2009 530
2010 650
2011 610
2012 650
2013 560
2014 570
2015 540
2016 530

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 430
2006 560
2007 590
2008 560
2009 550
2010 650
2011 560
2012 620
2013 560
2014 600
2015 540
2016 580

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 380
2006 430
2007 460
2008 470
2009 380
2010 450
2011 460
2012 590
2013 570
2014 600
2015 510
2016 530
2017 560
2018 620

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 200
2006 260
2007 160
2008 170
2009 120
2017 230
2018 250

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 200
2006 120
2009 120
2010 140
2011 170
2012 200
2013 210
2014 170
2015 180
2016 180
2017 170

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2007 50
2008 50
2009 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2013 70
2014 70
2015 70
2016 70
2017 60
2018 50

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 720
2013 740
2014 790
2015 740
2016 740
2017 750
2018 780

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 510
2006 480
2007 580
2008 560
2009 650
2012 130
2013 130

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 590
2006 660
2007 670
2008 680
2009 710
2010 660
2011 770
2012 840
2013 1,130
2014 1,140
2015 1,040
2016 1,110
2017 990
2018 980

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2008 100
2010 180
2011 180
2012 180
2013 160
2014 170
2015 190
2016 190
2017 180
2018 130

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 830
2006 810
2007 860
2008 970
2009 1,070
2010 960
2011 950
2012 890
2013 980
2014 960
2015 930
2016 1,130
2017 1,270
2018 1,250

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2013 210
2014 330
2015 410

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2009 40

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 370
2006 380
2007 360
2008 380
2009 330
2010 400
2011 380
2012 380
2013 390
2014 370
2015 350
2016 320

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 150
2006 170
2007 200
2008 240
2009 210
2010 230
2011 140
2012 220
2013 200

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 40

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 2,040
2006 2,020
2007 2,280
2008 2,070
2009 1,920
2010 1,790
2011 1,850
2012 1,820
2013 2,020
2014 2,210
2015 2,060
2016 1,780
2017 1,680
2018 1,820

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2007 370
2008 400
2009 410
2010 520
2011 490
2012 470
2013 420
2014 430
2015 430
2016 490
2017 510
2018 700

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 120
2006 200
2007 240
2008 280
2009 220
2010 180
2011 80
2012 130
2013 160
2014 170
2015 90
2016 60
2017 90

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2007 100
2008 50
2013 30
2018 50

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2006 110
2007 140
2008 160
2009 170
2014 130
2015 250
2016 240
2017 200
2018 120

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 350
2006 370
2007 380
2008 400
2009 120
2010 140
2011 470
2012 540
2013 430
2014 390
2015 420
2016 480
2017 510
2018 460

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2010 110
2011 90
2012 70
2018 30

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 100