Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 14,080
2006 14,590
2007 15,420
2008 15,340
2009 15,610
2010 16,600
2011 17,100
2012 17,090
2013 17,300
2014 17,740
2015 17,960
2016 18,540
2017 19,430
2018 19,570

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2006 60
2008 70
2009 60
2012 70
2014 50
2015 60
2016 100
2017 110
2018 180

Dentists, General

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2008 170
2009 170
2010 120
2011 110
2012 120
2013 180
2014 200
2015 230
2016 290
2017 390
2018 370

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 200
2008 200
2009 180
2010 190
2011 210
2012 200
2013 120
2014 140
2015 140
2016 180
2017 190
2018 150

Optometrists

Year Number
2006 60
2007 50
2008 70
2009 60
2010 90
2011 140
2012 140
2013 150
2014 90
2015 120
2016 90
2018 80

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 520
2006 600
2007 710
2008 750
2009 770
2010 700
2011 750
2012 850
2013 980
2014 1,040
2015 890
2016 880
2017 810
2018 640

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2008 110
2015 260
2016 320
2018 240

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2006 380
2007 370
2008 470
2009 400
2010 580
2011 680
2012 690
2013 500
2014 330
2015 450
2016 410
2017 450
2018 500

Internists, General

Year Number
2012 60
2013 90
2014 110

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2011 40
2012 60
2013 70
2014 50
2016 70

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2007 30
2009 30

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 80
2006 60
2007 40
2010 60
2011 70
2012 70
2013 80
2014 130
2015 140
2016 120
2017 80
2018 90

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 280
2006 300
2007 610
2008 550
2009 550
2010 540
2011 520
2012 630
2013 500
2014 640
2015 500
2016 700
2017 610
2018 670

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 180
2008 200
2009 180
2010 150
2011 160
2012 160
2013 180
2014 260
2015 310
2016 340
2017 280
2018 240

Occupational Therapists

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

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 330
2006 310
2007 310
2008 380
2009 440
2010 410
2011 330
2012 370
2013 470
2014 480
2015 470
2016 410
2017 440
2018 440

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2010 40
2017 30
2018 80

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 60
2007 50
2008 50
2009 70
2010 70
2011 60
2012 40
2013 50
2014 70
2015 50
2016 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 180
2006 160
2007 140
2008 150
2009 150
2010 180
2012 200
2013 190
2014 180
2015 130
2018 130

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 250
2006 240
2007 270
2008 260
2009 280
2010 270
2011 200
2012 190
2013 230
2014 280
2015 330
2016 360
2017 360
2018 350

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 40

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50
2008 40
2009 40

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 150
2006 150
2007 160
2008 140
2010 170
2011 200
2012 190
2013 190
2014 200
2015 290
2016 310
2018 160

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 5,930
2006 6,010
2007 6,160
2008 6,170
2009 6,260
2010 6,700
2012 6,530
2013 6,660
2014 6,510
2015 6,520
2016 6,760
2017 7,310
2018 7,470

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2015 70
2016 80
2018 80

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 270
2013 300
2014 260
2015 270
2016 270
2017 290
2018 310

Audiologists

Year Number
2007 30
2008 30
2009 30
2010 30
2017 50
2018 50

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2006 200
2010 40
2011 70
2012 80
2013 120
2014 120
2015 300
2016 220
2017 210

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 620
2018 710

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2006 280
2007 270
2008 290
2009 280
2010 320
2011 260
2012 240
2013 250
2014 240
2015 240
2016 260

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 190
2006 250
2007 220
2008 190
2009 250
2010 280
2011 320
2012 280
2013 300
2014 270
2015 260
2016 250

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 660
2006 550
2007 570
2008 410
2009 480
2010 440
2011 450
2012 440
2013 540
2014 550
2015 510
2016 580
2017 570
2018 530

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 120
2007 160
2008 80
2009 90
2010 110
2011 110
2012 90
2013 60
2014 50
2015 60
2017 180
2018 180

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 110
2006 120
2007 110
2008 80
2009 100
2010 210
2011 290
2012 250
2013 150
2014 160
2015 190
2016 220
2017 160
2018 190

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 40
2008 30
2011 70
2012 80
2013 60
2014 50
2015 40
2016 40

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 460
2013 510
2014 480
2015 540
2016 570
2017 600
2018 570

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 490
2006 540
2007 600
2008 570
2009 550
2012 30
2015 100
2016 110

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 310
2006 380
2007 370
2008 250
2009 330
2010 330
2011 410
2012 370
2013 330
2014 270
2015 300
2016 340
2017 350
2018 380

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2009 80
2010 70
2011 70
2012 60
2015 150
2016 170
2017 190
2018 70

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 660
2006 540
2007 530
2008 690
2009 830
2010 870
2011 820
2012 820
2013 820
2014 780
2015 810
2016 910
2017 1,040
2018 840

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2010 70
2011 70
2012 90
2013 70
2014 100

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 30

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 130
2007 90
2008 90
2011 90
2012 110
2013 150
2014 170
2015 170
2016 120
2017 130
2018 110

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130
2007 160
2008 180
2010 130
2011 130
2012 190
2013 220
2014 200
2015 120
2017 200
2018 250

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2013 50
2014 60

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 830
2006 850
2007 930
2008 880
2009 960
2010 1,150
2011 1,200
2012 1,110
2013 910
2014 970
2015 990
2016 950
2017 920
2018 1,020

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 270
2006 390
2007 570
2008 630
2009 570
2010 420
2011 430
2012 380
2013 390
2014 390
2015 380
2016 310
2017 430
2018 610

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 120
2006 160
2007 150
2008 190
2009 230
2010 260
2011 230
2012 190
2013 210
2014 280
2015 280
2016 200
2017 230
2018 280

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2018 30

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2014 60
2015 60

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2006 70
2007 90
2008 90
2009 140
2012 140
2013 160
2014 160
2015 170
2016 210
2017 290
2018 340

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2007 90
2008 100
2009 90
2010 100
2011 120
2012 180
2013 190
2014 180
2015 140
2016 150
2017 160
2018 180

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2012 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 40

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2006 50
2011 40
2012 40
2016 60
2017 60
2018 70

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 160
2006 210
2007 200
2008 260
2009 120
2012 80
2013 90
2014 110
2015 110
2016 100