Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 52,070
2006 54,130
2007 54,170
2008 58,080
2009 58,850
2010 59,740
2011 60,210
2012 62,260
2013 65,560
2014 69,230
2015 72,500
2016 74,090
2017 76,990
2018 79,170

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2006 410
2007 380
2008 430
2009 320
2010 450
2011 480
2012 460
2013 450
2014 550
2015 640
2016 590
2017 500
2018 450

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 860
2007 610
2008 1,120
2010 1,120
2011 940
2012 940
2013 950
2014 980
2015 970
2016 1,250
2017 1,100
2018 1,600

Orthodontists

Year Number
2008 40

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 730
2006 560
2007 430
2008 310
2009 350
2010 360
2011 380
2012 440
2013 500
2014 530
2015 520
2016 500
2017 510
2018 520

Optometrists

Year Number
2006 200
2007 280
2008 300
2009 420
2010 380
2011 390
2012 300
2013 270
2014 400
2015 440
2016 650
2017 500
2018 480

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 2,080
2006 2,290
2007 2,400
2008 2,500
2009 2,510
2010 2,410
2011 2,470
2012 2,320
2013 2,710
2014 3,160
2015 3,650
2016 3,530
2017 3,280
2018 3,120

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2007 250
2008 240
2009 350
2010 280
2017 340

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2006 990
2007 930
2008 930
2009 910
2010 980
2011 1,060
2012 1,210
2013 1,090
2014 1,230
2015 1,260
2016 1,900
2017 1,600
2018 1,510

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 210
2006 250
2007 210
2008 180
2009 60
2010 160
2011 180
2012 430
2015 200
2016 250
2017 270
2018 270

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2006 200
2007 250
2009 390
2010 410
2011 280
2012 300
2013 220
2014 250
2015 220
2016 370
2017 380
2018 550

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2006 140
2007 160
2008 130
2009 130
2010 180
2011 260
2012 210
2013 150
2014 160
2016 330
2017 260
2018 220

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2008 150
2009 130
2010 140
2011 180
2012 200
2013 240
2014 210
2015 250
2016 230
2017 260
2018 200

Surgeons

Year Number
2007 480
2008 510
2009 440
2010 530
2011 390
2012 350
2013 460
2014 510
2015 620
2016 470
2017 430
2018 290

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 670
2007 2,380
2008 2,480
2009 1,780
2010 2,090
2011 2,050
2012 1,930
2013 1,480
2014 1,480
2015 1,380
2016 1,410
2017 1,520
2018 1,340

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 860
2006 790
2007 740
2008 750
2009 800
2010 860
2011 910
2012 960
2013 1,020
2014 1,130
2015 1,310
2016 1,630
2017 1,690
2018 1,770

Podiatrists

Year Number
2005 50
2009 50
2010 80

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,080
2006 970
2007 950
2008 1,010
2009 1,010
2010 1,210
2011 1,160
2012 1,580
2013 1,570
2014 1,610
2015 1,470
2016 1,420
2017 1,510
2018 1,770

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,850
2006 1,680
2007 1,590
2008 1,570
2009 1,610
2010 1,540
2011 1,690
2012 2,030
2013 2,580
2014 2,390
2015 2,260
2016 2,320
2017 2,720
2018 2,790

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 60
2008 140
2009 170
2010 170
2011 90
2012 110
2013 140
2014 150
2015 140
2016 110
2017 110
2018 110

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 80
2007 70
2008 70
2009 100
2010 130
2011 130
2012 100
2013 120
2014 120
2015 80
2016 50
2017 60
2018 70

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 780
2006 750
2007 630
2008 880
2009 950
2010 920
2011 790
2012 830
2013 910
2014 1,010
2015 1,000
2016 990
2017 990
2018 1,080

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 880
2006 940
2007 1,250
2008 1,300
2009 1,330
2010 1,270
2011 1,180
2012 1,340
2013 1,450
2014 1,600
2015 1,640
2016 1,720
2017 1,910
2018 1,950

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 260
2012 60
2013 70
2014 120
2015 100
2017 80
2018 70

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2007 30
2008 40
2009 220
2012 310
2013 320
2015 40
2016 40
2017 60
2018 70

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 660
2006 620
2007 650
2008 620
2009 650
2010 700
2011 660
2012 690
2013 740
2014 990
2015 1,030
2016 1,070
2017 1,050
2018 1,060

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 18,220
2006 19,240
2007 19,800
2008 21,500
2009 22,360
2010 22,170
2012 22,200
2013 23,820
2014 25,420
2015 25,820
2016 25,890
2017 27,130
2018 29,040

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2013 40
2014 40
2017 260
2018 210

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 70
2013 90
2014 90
2015 90
2016 50
2017 60
2018 60

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 950
2013 1,110
2014 1,120
2015 1,280
2016 1,470
2017 1,570
2018 1,590

Audiologists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 100
2007 130
2008 180
2009 200
2010 320
2011 240
2012 290
2013 160
2014 160
2015 150
2016 150
2017 160
2018 190

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 600
2007 320
2008 390
2009 240
2010 280
2011 260
2012 220
2013 250
2015 440
2016 490
2017 350
2018 600

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 3,000
2018 2,960

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,360
2007 1,640
2008 1,780
2009 2,040
2010 2,090
2011 2,170
2012 1,980
2013 1,780
2014 1,620
2015 1,610
2016 1,670

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,690
2006 1,240
2007 1,270
2008 1,080
2009 1,080
2010 1,160
2011 1,110
2012 1,030
2013 1,030
2014 1,170
2015 1,330
2016 1,280

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 1,740
2006 1,460
2007 1,340
2008 1,560
2009 1,950
2010 2,080
2011 1,940
2012 1,890
2013 2,160
2014 2,320
2015 2,850
2016 2,760
2017 3,090
2018 2,600

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 250
2006 340
2007 340
2008 390
2009 380
2010 340
2011 280
2012 220
2013 270
2014 360
2015 330
2016 300
2017 310
2018 330

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 420
2007 270
2008 350
2009 520
2010 560
2011 510
2012 400
2013 430
2014 470
2015 520
2016 480
2017 570
2018 670

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 110
2006 100
2007 100
2008 100
2009 140
2010 130
2011 140
2012 140
2013 160
2014 170
2015 180
2016 160
2017 160
2018 130

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 1,680
2013 1,570
2014 1,580
2015 1,760
2016 1,700
2017 1,820
2018 1,780

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,420
2007 1,400
2008 1,560
2009 1,480
2012 100
2013 270
2014 270
2015 320
2016 230
2017 250
2018 280

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 1,390
2006 1,250
2007 1,270
2008 1,490
2009 1,520
2010 1,450
2011 1,540
2012 1,410
2013 1,380
2014 1,440
2015 1,860
2016 2,020
2017 1,980
2018 1,680

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 220
2006 160
2007 110
2008 110
2009 90
2011 300
2012 300
2013 310
2014 270
2015 230
2017 80
2018 100

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,600
2006 1,750
2007 1,930
2008 2,210
2009 2,260
2010 2,220
2011 2,120
2012 2,120
2013 2,280
2014 2,440
2015 2,930
2016 2,870
2017 3,050
2018 3,000

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 250
2006 370
2007 190
2008 220
2009 100
2010 190
2011 180
2012 150
2013 270
2016 290
2017 390
2018 460

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2016 60
2017 70
2018 90

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 660
2006 680
2007 830
2008 940
2009 790
2010 680
2011 900
2012 1,000
2013 1,050
2014 920
2015 780
2016 900
2017 900
2018 1,130

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 910
2006 1,000
2007 1,070
2008 1,280
2009 1,140
2010 1,180
2011 1,230
2012 1,430
2013 1,600
2014 1,550
2015 1,640
2016 1,830
2017 1,950
2018 1,900

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 320
2013 340
2014 400
2015 250
2016 320
2017 350
2018 460

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 3,460
2006 3,120
2007 3,170
2008 3,130
2009 3,060
2010 2,820
2011 3,030
2012 3,030
2013 2,760
2014 2,690
2015 2,490
2016 2,250
2017 2,560
2018 2,570

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,500
2006 2,030
2007 1,700
2008 1,690
2009 1,450
2010 1,440
2011 1,350
2012 1,480
2013 1,280
2014 1,220
2015 1,250
2016 1,700
2017 1,740
2018 1,700

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 700
2007 560
2009 730
2010 560
2011 560
2012 590
2013 630
2014 610
2015 560
2016 510
2017 540
2018 720

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2012 60
2013 60
2014 50
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60
2018 70

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 500
2006 600
2007 600
2008 620
2009 690
2012 750
2013 1,070
2014 1,240
2015 1,780
2016 1,500
2017 1,550
2018 1,100

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 340
2006 350
2007 430
2008 470
2009 490
2010 500
2011 540
2012 600
2013 700
2014 770
2015 890
2016 880
2017 1,020
2018 1,340

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2007 30
2008 50
2009 40
2010 50
2012 90
2013 130
2014 110
2015 110
2016 80
2017 130
2018 240

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 180
2007 130
2008 120
2009 70
2010 80
2011 60
2012 70
2013 110
2014 160
2015 180
2016 190
2017 230
2018 220

Genetic Counselors

Year Number
2015 30
2016 30

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 250
2006 250
2007 220
2008 220
2009 200
2012 210
2015 460
2016 250