Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Knoxville, TN

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 19,940
2006 20,230
2007 20,150
2008 21,810
2009 23,370
2010 24,700
2011 25,970
2012 25,030
2013 22,220
2014 22,930
2015 24,830
2016 26,540
2017 25,320
2018 25,220

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2006 40
2011 70
2012 70
2013 100
2014 80
2015 80
2016 70
2017 90
2018 110

Dentists, General

Year Number
2007 110
2008 90
2009 120
2010 110
2011 130
2012 140
2013 160
2014 150
2015 150
2016 90
2017 150
2018 160

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 140
2006 120
2007 160
2008 150
2009 150
2010 130
2011 130
2012 130
2013 110
2014 90
2015 100
2016 130
2017 120
2018 120

Optometrists

Year Number
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2018 90

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 760
2006 780
2007 710
2008 810
2009 800
2010 870
2011 930
2012 850
2013 800
2014 890
2015 960
2016 1,080
2017 880
2018 940

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2006 60
2008 190
2009 230
2010 170
2011 170
2012 110
2014 120
2015 140
2016 110
2017 130
2018 120

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 120
2006 110
2007 80
2008 60
2009 70
2010 60
2011 50
2012 90
2013 60
2014 110
2015 80
2016 150
2017 140
2018 130

Internists, General

Year Number
2005 180
2006 190
2007 140
2008 120
2009 60
2010 80
2014 30

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2016 70

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2007 60
2008 90
2009 150
2010 110

Psychiatrists

Year Number
2007 50
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40

Surgeons

Year Number
2005 430
2006 260
2007 200
2008 260
2009 270
2010 340
2011 360
2012 330
2013 210
2014 80
2017 90

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2006 560
2007 480
2008 340
2009 460
2010 410
2011 690
2012 700
2013 800
2014 800
2015 910
2016 680
2017 670
2018 670

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 110
2006 150
2007 310
2008 250
2009 490
2010 400
2011 500
2012 340
2013 360
2014 330
2015 370
2016 340
2017 200
2018 210

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 170
2006 120
2007 100
2008 150
2009 160
2010 250
2011 260
2012 260
2013 160
2014 180
2015 200
2016 180
2017 230
2018 240

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 390
2006 290
2007 340
2008 480
2009 510
2010 510
2011 520
2012 530
2013 430
2014 470
2015 520
2016 490
2017 490
2018 460

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 60
2008 50
2009 60
2010 50
2011 70
2012 80
2013 90
2014 70
2015 40
2016 90
2017 80
2018 80

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 70
2008 50
2009 40
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 330
2006 290
2007 300
2008 300
2009 330
2010 400
2011 480
2012 460
2013 380
2014 380
2015 460
2016 570
2017 470
2018 410

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 100
2007 120
2008 240
2009 280
2010 370
2011 400
2012 420
2013 330
2014 360
2015 360
2016 390
2017 470
2018 510

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 180
2006 190
2007 160
2008 150
2009 80
2010 60
2011 100
2013 180
2014 170
2015 200
2016 190
2017 180
2018 200

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 6,890
2006 6,940
2007 6,930
2008 7,730
2009 8,800
2010 9,190
2012 8,200
2013 6,860
2014 6,970
2015 7,560
2016 8,280
2017 7,370
2018 7,150

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 500
2014 560
2015 670
2016 370
2017 520
2018 490

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 570
2013 580
2014 590
2015 690
2016 780
2017 1,210
2018 1,180

Audiologists

Year Number
2007 230
2009 60
2012 60
2013 80

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

Year Number
2005 120
2006 130

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,590
2018 1,340

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 760
2006 840
2007 700
2008 640
2009 740
2010 620
2011 590
2012 510
2013 460
2014 590
2015 620
2016 700

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 560
2006 380
2007 670
2008 830
2009 990
2010 740
2011 780
2012 690
2013 620
2014 540
2015 750
2016 940

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 370
2006 440
2007 470
2008 460
2009 470
2010 480
2011 570
2012 580
2013 540
2014 520
2015 520
2016 610
2017 640
2018 580

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 170
2006 190
2007 140
2008 120
2009 120
2010 120
2011 180
2012 150
2013 120
2014 100
2015 120
2016 130
2017 90
2018 100

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 200
2007 190
2008 240
2009 230
2010 230
2011 240
2012 330
2013 320
2014 340
2015 260
2016 320
2017 230
2018 240

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

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

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 740
2013 490
2014 520
2015 520
2016 680
2017 550
2018 600

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 570
2006 600
2007 800
2008 840
2009 840
2012 260
2013 210
2014 220
2015 260
2016 300
2017 250
2018 200

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 670
2007 760
2008 750
2009 840
2010 1,120
2011 1,120
2012 1,100
2013 830
2014 780
2015 720
2016 840
2017 1,040
2018 1,200

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30
2007 30
2009 30
2010 60
2011 90
2012 90
2013 50

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,180
2007 1,100
2008 1,180
2009 1,080
2010 1,360
2011 1,480
2012 1,430
2013 1,280
2014 1,260
2015 1,300
2016 1,590
2017 1,430
2018 1,410

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2005 440
2006 450
2007 360
2017 130
2018 150

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2006 80
2007 100
2008 60
2009 50

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 390
2006 430
2007 400
2008 460
2009 460
2010 560
2011 600
2012 600
2013 460
2014 410
2015 410
2016 510
2017 420
2018 420

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2009 200
2010 380
2011 290
2012 220
2013 370
2014 440
2015 470
2016 270
2017 110
2018 300

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2017 50

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 2,080
2006 2,440
2007 2,070
2008 2,510
2009 2,530
2010 2,710
2011 2,250
2012 2,330
2013 1,930
2014 2,160
2015 2,540
2016 2,800
2017 3,000
2018 2,840

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 420
2006 520
2007 520
2008 490
2009 360
2010 430
2011 580
2012 630
2013 500
2014 950
2015 990
2016 910
2017 600
2018 700

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 110
2006 70
2007 200
2008 170
2009 170
2010 80
2011 110
2012 120
2013 110
2014 120
2015 150
2016 270
2017 250
2018 250

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 130
2008 120
2009 130
2012 50
2013 50
2014 90
2015 100
2016 110
2017 80
2018 100

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 50
2007 150
2008 170
2009 140
2010 180
2011 250
2012 220
2013 230
2014 230
2015 280
2016 340
2017 300
2018 350

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 30
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 70
2013 230
2014 240
2015 240
2016 140
2017 90
2018 90

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2006 30
2007 50
2008 60
2009 40
2010 50
2011 50
2012 60
2013 50
2014 40
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 40

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 200
2006 160
2007 190
2008 290
2009 360
2012 360
2013 340
2014 300
2015 290
2016 280
2017 230
2018 200