Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 112,820
2006 114,800
2007 115,200
2008 118,510
2009 122,580
2010 127,320
2011 129,930
2012 127,920
2013 134,040
2014 135,800
2015 145,340
2016 153,680
2017 158,560
2018 168,220

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 190
2007 130
2008 200
2009 250
2010 420
2011 360
2012 370
2013 280
2014 450
2015 500
2016 530
2017 370
2018 440

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 1,600
2006 1,280
2007 1,370
2008 1,100
2009 1,370
2010 1,520
2011 1,520
2012 1,180
2013 1,470
2014 1,510
2015 1,460
2016 1,520
2017 2,000
2018 2,200

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Year Number
2016 250

Orthodontists

Year Number
2006 40
2007 50

Dentists, All Other Specialists

Year Number
2008 50
2009 50

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 850
2006 670
2007 630
2008 590
2009 660
2010 700
2011 770
2012 690
2013 870
2014 1,050
2015 1,150
2016 1,260
2017 1,310
2018 1,310

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 410
2006 360
2007 410
2008 440
2009 390
2010 460
2011 840
2012 860
2013 860
2014 550
2015 690
2016 740
2017 680
2018 810

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 4,410
2006 4,480
2007 5,030
2008 5,210
2009 5,470
2010 5,500
2011 5,460
2012 4,740
2013 4,530
2014 4,610
2015 5,350
2016 6,080
2017 5,870
2018 5,550

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2005 2,300
2007 690
2008 540
2009 1,440
2010 1,550
2011 1,320
2012 960
2013 1,000
2014 1,350
2015 1,210
2016 1,390
2017 1,440
2018 1,350

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 1,640
2006 1,780
2007 2,010
2008 1,780
2009 1,410
2010 1,920
2011 1,720
2012 1,510
2013 1,530
2014 1,610
2015 2,130
2016 2,130
2017 2,760
2018 2,240

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 800
2006 510
2007 520
2008 360
2009 730
2010 890
2011 880
2012 1,020
2013 1,140
2014 1,200
2015 890
2016 950
2017 1,030
2018 1,320

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2005 400
2006 470
2007 490
2008 590
2009 710
2010 720
2011 1,170
2012 1,020
2013 860
2014 540
2017 210
2018 310

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2005 440
2006 550
2007 640
2008 1,040
2009 950
2010 1,060
2011 530
2012 650
2013 940
2014 870
2015 740
2016 590
2017 470
2018 740

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 310
2007 320
2008 360
2009 370
2010 450
2011 380
2012 370
2013 310
2014 270
2015 210
2016 140
2017 160

Surgeons

Year Number
2006 1,270
2007 1,350
2008 810
2009 410
2010 560
2011 360
2012 470
2013 420
2014 590
2015 470
2016 480
2017 480
2018 1,110

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,230
2006 2,300
2007 3,030
2008 4,530
2009 4,230
2010 4,050
2011 3,840
2012 4,050
2013 4,870
2014 3,920
2015 5,560
2016 4,550
2017 4,640
2018 6,440

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 740
2006 950
2007 1,000
2008 1,060
2009 990
2010 1,070
2011 1,140
2012 1,350
2013 1,710
2014 1,650
2015 1,790
2016 1,750
2017 1,880
2018 1,980

Podiatrists

Year Number
2009 40
2010 70
2011 90
2012 90
2013 60
2015 90
2016 70
2017 70
2018 120

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,470
2006 1,210
2007 1,260
2008 1,270
2009 1,390
2010 1,550
2011 1,620
2012 1,570
2013 1,540
2014 1,560
2015 1,610
2016 1,810
2017 1,830
2018 1,880

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,840
2006 1,910
2007 2,010
2008 2,010
2009 2,220
2010 2,430
2011 2,500
2012 2,400
2013 2,240
2014 2,350
2015 2,360
2016 2,750
2017 2,760
2018 2,980

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 150
2006 270
2007 250
2008 260
2009 320
2010 420
2011 420
2012 370
2013 270
2014 270
2015 390
2016 370
2017 400
2018 650

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 140
2006 180
2007 160
2008 150
2009 160
2010 120
2011 110
2012 80
2013 130
2014 160
2015 170
2016 230
2017 260
2018 250

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 1,970
2006 2,150
2007 1,850
2008 1,880
2009 1,960
2010 2,150
2011 2,430
2012 2,420
2013 2,520
2014 2,510
2015 2,350
2016 2,600
2017 2,310
2018 2,530

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 1,700
2006 1,860
2007 2,090
2008 1,950
2009 2,010
2010 2,060
2011 2,130
2012 2,260
2013 2,670
2014 2,610
2015 2,610
2016 2,590
2017 2,830
2018 2,760

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 350
2011 230
2012 70
2013 50
2014 100
2015 100
2016 90
2017 60
2018 80

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2005 60
2006 40
2007 90
2008 210
2009 260
2012 170
2013 90
2014 90
2015 50
2016 40

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 1,370
2006 1,430
2007 740
2008 850
2009 920
2010 1,020
2011 870
2012 760
2013 740
2014 790
2015 740
2016 780
2017 790
2018 1,110

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 39,200
2006 40,010
2007 40,770
2008 41,340
2009 42,240
2010 42,220
2012 43,180
2013 44,450
2014 43,460
2015 46,700
2016 50,780
2017 51,610
2018 53,250

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 1,780
2013 1,500
2014 1,820
2015 1,350
2016 2,040
2017 2,060
2018 2,020

Nurse Midwives

Year Number
2012 170
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80
2017 70
2018 70

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 1,240
2013 1,570
2014 1,580
2015 1,760
2016 2,050
2017 2,540
2018 3,000

Audiologists

Year Number
2005 340
2006 90
2007 160
2008 170
2009 130
2010 200
2011 190
2012 200
2013 120
2014 110
2015 100
2016 170
2018 200

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,750
2006 1,170
2007 990
2008 400
2009 390
2010 330
2011 280
2012 240
2013 180
2014 200
2016 540
2017 500
2018 350

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 6,490
2018 6,440

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 3,230
2006 3,770
2007 3,610
2008 3,510
2009 3,390
2010 3,930
2011 3,720
2012 3,640
2013 3,470
2014 3,140
2015 3,330
2016 3,230

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 2,970
2006 3,050
2007 3,230
2008 3,050
2009 3,390
2010 3,240
2011 3,130
2012 2,580
2013 2,600
2014 2,230
2015 2,630
2016 2,470

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 2,530
2006 2,220
2007 2,310
2008 2,370
2009 2,260
2010 2,310
2011 1,860
2012 2,420
2013 2,650
2014 3,320
2015 2,610
2016 2,540
2017 2,470
2018 2,780

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 530
2006 540
2007 570
2008 730
2009 790
2010 840
2011 720
2012 670
2013 1,100
2014 1,380
2015 1,590
2016 1,550
2017 1,480
2018 1,600

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 710
2006 610
2007 660
2008 800
2009 880
2010 880
2011 950
2012 1,130
2013 1,050
2014 960
2015 1,290
2016 1,660
2017 1,710
2018 1,540

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 340
2007 350
2008 390
2009 460
2010 380
2011 320
2012 220
2013 290
2014 300
2015 320
2016 240
2017 290
2018 340

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 2,860
2013 2,990
2014 3,310
2015 3,900
2016 3,800
2017 3,660
2018 4,230

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 2,940
2006 3,000
2007 3,140
2008 3,560
2009 3,540
2012 640
2013 720
2014 710
2015 700
2016 920
2017 920
2018 930

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 3,210
2006 3,740
2007 3,150
2008 3,610
2009 3,140
2010 3,270
2011 3,420
2012 2,490
2013 3,490
2014 3,620
2015 3,860
2016 3,960
2017 4,570
2018 4,360

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 390
2006 210
2007 230
2008 290
2009 380
2010 380
2011 380
2012 250
2013 270
2014 210
2015 370
2016 710
2017 800
2018 750

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 5,190
2006 5,760
2007 6,120
2008 6,830
2009 6,830
2010 6,820
2011 7,320
2012 5,760
2013 6,200
2014 6,160
2015 8,390
2016 8,170
2017 8,710
2018 9,140

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 810
2006 700
2007 620
2008 400
2009 1,220
2010 1,220
2011 1,520
2012 1,090
2013 1,120
2014 1,090
2015 1,030
2016 1,370
2017 1,380
2018 1,630

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2005 500
2006 560
2007 580
2008 710
2009 650
2010 260
2011 200
2012 130
2013 180
2014 180
2015 280
2016 300
2017 260
2018 190

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 1,850
2006 1,590
2007 1,710
2008 1,570
2009 1,680
2010 2,030
2011 2,130
2012 2,120
2013 1,760
2014 2,220
2015 2,580
2016 3,070
2017 2,440
2018 2,960

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,560
2007 2,020
2008 1,940
2009 2,000
2010 2,010
2011 2,190
2012 1,790
2013 2,170
2014 1,990
2015 1,860
2016 1,770
2017 1,860
2018 2,650

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2012 670
2013 610
2014 940
2015 760
2016 890
2017 970

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 12,350
2006 12,990
2007 11,550
2008 12,290
2009 11,540
2010 12,420
2011 11,930
2012 13,050
2013 12,920
2014 13,680
2015 13,060
2016 12,820
2017 13,810
2018 14,240

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,980
2006 2,140
2007 2,440
2008 2,730
2009 3,090
2010 3,270
2011 3,650
2012 3,860
2013 4,540
2014 4,540
2015 4,000
2016 3,610
2017 3,730
2018 4,000

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 1,460
2006 1,150
2007 1,300
2008 930
2009 750
2010 890
2011 680
2012 990
2013 1,060
2014 1,290
2015 1,370
2016 1,500
2017 1,470
2018 1,850

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2015 50
2016 50
2017 70
2018 110

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2016 40
2017 70
2018 50

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 1,250
2007 730
2008 640
2009 1,060
2012 950
2013 630
2014 910
2015 1,380
2016 2,380
2017 2,790
2018 3,070

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 1,090
2006 1,120
2007 1,450
2008 1,580
2009 2,210
2010 2,360
2011 2,900
2012 2,570
2013 2,750
2014 3,090
2015 4,090
2016 4,600
2017 4,370
2018 4,310

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 240
2006 340
2007 550
2008 520
2009 530
2010 390
2011 510
2012 710
2013 1,310
2014 1,150
2015 1,390
2016 1,050
2017 1,000
2018 860

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 190
2007 230
2008 240
2009 220
2010 260
2011 250
2012 230
2013 290
2014 410
2015 510
2016 780
2017 670
2018 650

Genetic Counselors

Year Number
2016 40
2017 50
2018 40

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 560
2006 450
2007 470
2008 370
2009 540
2012 380
2013 310
2014 340
2015 270
2016 220
2017 630
2018 560