Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 18,560
2006 19,570
2007 22,640
2008 23,960
2009 25,750
2010 28,250
2011 29,710
2012 29,720
2013 28,910
2014 35,740
2015 33,610
2016 35,670
2017 32,220
2018 34,180

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2005 1,850
2006 3,630
2007 4,510
2008 4,430
2009 5,230
2010 7,940
2011 8,110
2012 8,210
2013 5,510
2014 10,610
2015 8,390
2016 9,310
2017 4,940
2018 4,650

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2006 150
2007 170
2012 80
2013 160
2015 140
2017 150
2018 140

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2005 7,590
2006 6,590
2007 7,670
2008 8,960
2009 9,850
2010 9,400
2012 8,240
2013 8,800
2014 9,220
2015 9,610
2016 9,440
2017 10,490
2018 10,590

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 210
2013 220
2014 210
2015 190
2016 180
2017 240
2018 270

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2005 140
2006 130
2007 130
2008 170
2009 140
2010 190
2013 260
2014 350
2015 300
2016 260
2017 240
2018 360

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2005 260
2006 320
2007 310
2008 270
2009 210
2010 180
2011 170
2012 270
2013 380
2014 520
2015 490
2016 520
2017 620
2018 790

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2005 300
2007 200
2008 160
2009 250
2010 350
2011 390
2012 330
2013 160
2014 140
2015 100
2016 160
2017 140
2018 210

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2005 360
2007 1,010
2008 980
2009 890
2010 720
2011 1,130
2012 1,390
2013 2,220
2014 2,780
2015 3,300
2016 3,640
2017 3,500
2018 3,360

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2005 1,910
2006 2,030
2007 2,280
2008 2,720
2009 2,820
2010 3,090
2011 3,240
2012 3,150
2013 3,150
2014 3,270
2015 2,870
2016 3,350
2017 3,700
2018 4,230

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2005 3,210
2006 3,450
2007 3,620
2008 3,610
2009 3,340
2010 3,270
2011 3,880
2012 4,430
2013 4,740
2014 4,920
2015 4,730
2016 5,270
2017 4,880
2018 5,960

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 290
2007 310
2008 410
2009 330
2010 310
2011 280
2012 300
2013 360
2014 500
2015 580
2016 600
2017 670
2018 730

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2005 590
2007 780
2008 540
2009 680
2010 560
2011 680
2012 600
2013 630
2014 700
2015 590
2016 520
2017 390
2018 270

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2005 270
2006 210
2007 170
2008 210
2009 180
2010 170
2011 70
2012 50
2015 80
2016 70
2017 90
2018 110

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2006 430
2007 320
2008 240
2011 390
2012 360
2013 230
2015 260
2017 140
2018 410

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 860
2013 1,000
2014 1,100
2015 1,060
2016 980
2017 830
2018 950

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 1,060
2007 1,160
2008 1,210
2009 1,510
2012 960
2013 1,040
2014 950
2015 910
2016 1,060
2017 1,170
2018 1,120