Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,650
2006 7,680
2007 10,850
2008 10,630
2009 10,840
2010 9,770
2011 9,680
2012 9,760
2013 10,070
2014 10,510
2015 10,230
2016 9,880
2017 9,640
2018 9,880

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2005 1,170
2006 1,620
2007 2,660
2008 2,670
2009 2,280
2010 2,640
2011 2,600
2012 2,730
2013 2,710
2014 2,550
2015 2,290
2016 1,670
2017 1,610
2018 1,980

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2010 80
2014 80

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2005 3,490
2006 3,340
2007 4,580
2008 4,350
2009 4,500
2010 3,610
2012 2,880
2013 3,370
2014 3,580
2015 3,130
2016 3,750
2017 3,850
2018 3,540

Orderlies

Year Number
2013 300
2014 460
2015 430
2016 400

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 50
2008 60
2009 60
2013 80
2014 120
2016 40

Occupational Therapy Aides

Year Number
2007 30

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2007 150
2008 150
2009 150
2010 280
2011 300
2012 260
2013 140
2014 320
2015 300
2016 270
2017 210
2018 200

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2010 160
2011 170
2012 150
2013 80
2014 100
2015 100
2016 110
2017 100
2018 70

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2009 60
2013 80
2014 160
2015 260
2016 260
2017 160
2018 130

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2005 650
2006 650
2007 590
2008 670
2009 850
2010 820
2011 740
2012 650
2013 680
2014 710
2015 760
2016 690
2017 710
2018 720

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2005 950
2006 960
2007 1,200
2008 960
2009 1,160
2010 1,260
2011 1,290
2012 1,260
2013 1,570
2014 1,580
2015 1,850
2016 1,720
2017 1,960
2018 2,110

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2006 110
2007 120
2008 120
2009 110
2015 120
2016 110
2017 140
2018 100

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2005 210
2006 150
2007 180
2008 180
2009 210
2010 160
2011 210
2012 210
2013 220
2014 160
2015 170
2016 130
2017 110
2018 160

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2005 100
2006 70
2007 40

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 130
2007 60
2011 180
2012 220
2013 140
2014 90
2015 110
2017 160
2018 220

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 170
2013 410
2014 340
2015 360
2016 270
2017 300
2018 370

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 460
2006 360
2007 740
2008 750
2009 770
2013 130
2014 120
2015 140
2016 150
2017 160
2018 160