Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2005 29,290
2006 30,630
2007 31,250
2008 33,460
2009 34,690
2010 36,290
2011 36,470
2012 36,460
2013 36,630
2014 39,040
2015 39,240
2016 40,420
2017 41,110
2018 42,430

Individual occupations

Chiropractors

Year Number
2005 120
2006 110
2007 90
2008 30
2010 70
2011 150
2012 130
2013 120
2014 100
2015 100
2017 80
2018 100

Dentists, General

Year Number
2005 430
2006 440
2007 420
2008 260
2009 180
2010 170
2011 310
2012 340
2013 350
2014 350
2015 470
2016 540
2017 560
2018 550

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2005 160
2006 170
2007 160
2008 150
2009 180
2010 200
2011 240
2012 230
2013 260
2014 250
2015 240
2016 220
2017 260
2018 300

Optometrists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 130
2008 120
2009 70
2010 60
2011 60
2012 80
2013 100
2014 120
2015 140
2016 130
2017 130
2018 120

Pharmacists

Year Number
2005 950
2006 1,140
2007 1,140
2009 2,420
2010 2,380
2011 1,540
2012 1,660
2013 1,570
2014 1,500
2015 1,490
2016 1,410
2017 1,410
2018 1,520

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2010 180
2011 190
2012 190
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 90

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2005 1,410
2006 810
2007 690
2008 650
2009 410
2010 410
2011 440
2012 600
2013 710
2014 490
2015 560
2016 680
2017 850
2018 870

Internists, General

Year Number
2008 90
2012 110
2013 130
2014 280
2015 190

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Year Number
2006 100
2007 70
2008 50
2010 130
2011 170
2012 210
2013 190
2014 160
2015 90

Pediatricians, General

Year Number
2006 120
2007 120
2008 90
2009 100
2011 70
2012 90
2013 100
2014 150
2015 180
2016 190
2017 150

Psychiatrists

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

Surgeons

Year Number
2006 220
2007 220
2008 180
2009 180
2010 100
2011 120
2012 140
2013 150
2014 160
2015 120
2016 150
2017 200
2018 200

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2005 790
2007 1,440
2009 1,730
2010 1,850
2011 1,920
2012 1,220
2013 1,030
2014 1,140
2015 1,190
2016 1,140
2017 1,550

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2005 200
2006 230
2007 270
2008 270
2009 330
2010 290
2011 280
2012 300
2013 320
2014 320
2015 360
2016 420
2017 460
2018 420

Podiatrists

Year Number
2006 30
2008 50
2009 60
2010 40
2012 30
2013 40
2014 40
2017 30
2018 40

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2005 350
2006 330
2007 380
2008 400
2009 410
2010 550
2011 570
2012 660
2013 520
2014 500
2015 430
2016 440
2017 500
2018 600

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2005 610
2006 590
2007 660
2008 680
2009 720
2010 650
2011 740
2012 810
2013 830
2014 780
2015 910
2016 1,020
2017 1,160
2018 1,190

Radiation Therapists

Year Number
2005 160
2006 180
2007 180
2008 100
2009 100
2010 100
2011 90
2012 70
2013 50
2014 40
2015 50
2016 70
2018 150

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2005 330
2006 220
2007 270
2008 140
2009 150
2010 130
2011 130
2012 110
2013 100
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 80
2018 90

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2005 370
2006 310
2007 290
2008 430
2009 390
2010 380
2011 360
2012 390
2013 440
2014 390
2015 400
2016 380
2017 410
2018 400

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2005 380
2006 390
2007 390
2008 390
2009 420
2010 420
2011 430
2012 410
2013 460
2014 510
2015 580
2016 570
2017 590
2018 630

Exercise Physiologists

Year Number
2010 50
2011 60
2012 60
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40

Therapists, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2009 30

Veterinarians

Year Number
2005 240
2006 240
2007 260
2008 240
2009 260
2010 260
2011 270
2012 220
2013 250
2015 380
2016 390
2017 330
2018 310

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2005 10,390
2006 10,900
2007 11,010
2008 12,380
2009 12,440
2010 13,380
2012 12,290
2013 12,640
2014 14,350
2015 14,220
2016 14,320
2017 13,620
2018 13,870

Nurse Anesthetists

Year Number
2012 550
2014 210
2015 230
2016 200
2017 230
2018 180

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 540
2013 540
2014 580
2015 760
2016 970
2017 1,140
2018 1,250

Audiologists

Year Number
2013 40
2015 70
2018 110

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

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

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 1,140

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2005 840
2006 800
2007 800
2008 820
2009 890
2010 830
2011 730
2012 470
2013 490
2014 690
2015 770
2016 650

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2005 580
2006 550
2007 690
2008 750
2009 800
2010 810
2011 720
2012 610
2013 650
2014 760
2015 780
2016 810

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2005 570
2006 630
2007 690
2008 690
2009 770
2010 760
2011 740
2012 770
2013 780
2014 740
2015 670
2016 840
2017 990
2018 1,050

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2005 150
2006 140
2007 210
2008 300
2009 320
2010 320
2011 300
2012 330
2013 330
2014 300
2015 310
2016 340
2017 460
2018 380

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2005 140
2006 170
2007 160
2008 200
2009 200
2010 250
2011 240
2012 270
2013 290
2014 280
2015 260
2016 280
2017 320
2018 330

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

Year Number
2005 60
2006 70
2007 70
2008 80
2009 80
2011 70
2012 90
2013 110
2014 130
2015 110
2016 160
2017 160
2018 170

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 920
2013 1,080
2014 1,040
2015 1,000
2016 900
2017 1,020
2018 910

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2005 840
2006 940
2007 790
2008 1,010
2009 970
2012 170
2013 160
2014 160
2015 210
2016 250
2017 240
2018 240

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2005 570
2006 710
2007 720
2008 650
2009 510
2010 540
2011 600
2012 560
2013 690
2014 860
2015 830
2016 800
2017 930
2018 880

Dietetic Technicians

Year Number
2005 140
2006 180
2007 180
2008 90
2009 50
2010 60
2011 60
2012 70
2013 60
2014 80
2015 120
2016 160
2017 150
2018 100

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2005 980
2006 1,150
2007 1,250
2008 1,130
2009 1,220
2010 1,250
2011 1,710
2012 1,780
2013 1,720
2014 1,900
2015 1,850
2016 2,010
2017 1,940
2018 1,770

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2007 690
2008 890
2009 880
2010 1,250
2011 1,280
2012 1,240
2013 1,060
2014 890
2015 790
2016 680
2017 700
2018 600

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2007 130
2012 60

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2005 460
2006 330
2007 410
2008 390
2009 420
2010 440
2011 430
2012 440
2013 520
2014 540
2015 560
2016 460
2017 490
2018 420

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2006 180
2010 220
2011 350
2012 390
2013 340
2014 290
2016 390
2017 370
2018 320

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Year Number
2014 80
2016 200
2017 350
2018 390

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2005 3,840
2006 3,900
2007 3,670
2008 3,830
2009 3,950
2010 4,000
2011 4,100
2012 4,210
2013 4,490
2014 4,640
2015 4,620
2016 4,530
2017 4,650
2018 3,970

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2005 390
2006 510
2007 640
2008 640
2009 640
2010 640
2011 760
2012 720
2013 550
2014 690
2015 790
2016 1,120
2017 1,130
2018 1,070

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2005 90
2006 120
2007 190
2008 160
2009 220
2010 230
2011 190
2012 280
2013 290
2014 440
2015 300
2016 380
2017 260

Hearing Aid Specialists

Year Number
2015 40

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 190
2006 290
2007 320
2008 530
2009 490
2012 490
2013 550
2014 520
2015 320
2016 360
2017 240
2018 400

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2005 300
2006 320
2007 370
2008 360
2009 350
2010 400
2011 430
2012 420
2013 500
2014 500
2015 520
2016 550
2017 540
2018 540

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Year Number
2008 100
2009 100
2010 70
2011 40
2012 50
2013 60
2014 50
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60
2018 60

Athletic Trainers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 30
2009 50
2010 50
2011 90
2012 90
2013 80
2014 50
2015 90
2016 120
2017 140
2018 130

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 410
2006 430
2007 300
2008 260
2009 330
2012 300
2016 200
2017 250
2018 210