Numbers of Healthcare Support Occupations in Knoxville, TN

Occupation group

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,460
2006 7,680
2007 8,290
2008 8,500
2009 8,880
2010 9,590
2011 9,830
2012 9,700
2013 8,370
2014 8,270
2015 9,720
2016 10,090
2017 10,050
2018 9,500

Individual occupations

Home Health Aides

Year Number
2005 850
2006 870
2007 1,490
2008 1,640
2009 1,730
2010 1,600
2011 1,270
2012 1,180
2013 1,110
2014 1,160
2015 1,270
2016 1,180
2017 1,130
2018 980

Psychiatric Aides

Year Number
2013 590
2015 410
2016 180
2017 200

Nursing Assistants

Year Number
2005 3,250
2006 3,320
2007 3,170
2008 3,230
2009 3,440
2010 3,590
2012 3,190
2013 2,690
2014 2,530
2015 3,630
2016 3,540
2017 3,520
2018 3,370

Orderlies

Year Number
2012 170
2013 150
2014 160
2015 140
2016 170
2017 160
2018 140

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 50
2010 140
2011 160
2012 160
2013 70
2014 70
2015 110
2016 140
2017 170
2018 160

Occupational Therapy Aides

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30

Physical Therapist Assistants

Year Number
2005 290
2006 240
2007 220
2008 240
2009 240
2010 380
2011 360
2012 370
2013 240
2014 290
2015 360
2016 420
2017 390
2018 370

Physical Therapist Aides

Year Number
2005 110
2006 110
2007 110
2008 150
2009 170
2010 170
2011 200
2012 200
2013 150
2014 120
2015 150
2016 180
2017 180
2018 170

Massage Therapists

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 100
2008 120
2009 110
2010 70
2011 100
2012 120
2013 140
2014 180
2015 160
2016 130
2017 100
2018 150

Dental Assistants

Year Number
2005 640
2006 700
2007 730
2008 720
2009 770
2010 780
2011 840
2012 750
2013 810
2014 770
2015 800
2016 660
2017 720
2018 780

Medical Assistants

Year Number
2005 1,260
2006 1,380
2007 1,390
2008 1,290
2009 1,390
2010 1,590
2011 1,730
2012 1,820
2013 1,700
2014 1,810
2015 1,870
2016 2,140
2017 2,000
2018 2,070

Medical Equipment Preparers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 80
2008 100
2009 130
2010 140
2011 160
2012 140
2013 110
2014 110
2015 110
2016 150
2017 120
2018 100

Medical Transcriptionists

Year Number
2005 370
2006 340
2007 320
2008 280
2009 240
2010 330
2011 310
2012 280
2013 170
2014 150
2015 160
2016 290
2017 280
2018 300

Pharmacy Aides

Year Number
2005 140
2006 140
2007 130
2008 140
2009 140
2010 130
2011 70
2012 30
2017 30

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 140
2007 190
2008 220
2009 180
2014 150
2015 190
2016 600
2017 770
2018 600

Phlebotomists

Year Number
2012 220
2013 190
2014 170
2015 150
2016 210
2017 160
2018 130

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 140
2006 230
2008 290
2009 270
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40
2015 80
2016 60
2017 130
2018 110