Numbers of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

Occupation group

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2006 5,740
2007 6,100
2008 6,590
2009 6,690
2010 6,940
2011 6,790
2012 6,660
2013 6,770
2014 6,870
2015 3,250
2016 3,280
2017 3,450

Individual occupations

Dentists, General

Year Number
2007 60
2008 40
2013 70
2014 100

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2013 50
2014 50

Optometrists

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50
2014 40

Pharmacists

Year Number
2006 270
2007 260
2008 250
2009 320
2010 330
2011 410
2012 340
2013 300
2014 270
2015 110
2016 140
2017 140

Anesthesiologists

Year Number
2009 40

Family and General Practitioners

Year Number
2006 90
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2014 60
2015 40

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Year Number
2006 170
2007 250
2008 280
2009 230
2010 120
2011 130
2012 110
2013 110
2014 160
2016 120
2017 110

Physician Assistants

Year Number
2010 110
2011 120
2012 120

Occupational Therapists

Year Number
2010 60
2011 60
2012 60
2014 50
2016 80
2017 100

Physical Therapists

Year Number
2006 110
2007 90
2008 80
2009 90
2010 110
2011 100
2012 100
2013 90
2014 130
2016 140
2017 130

Recreational Therapists

Year Number
2010 60
2011 70
2012 50
2014 40

Respiratory Therapists

Year Number
2006 100
2007 90
2008 100
2009 110
2010 140
2011 130
2015 50
2017 100

Speech-Language Pathologists

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2010 150
2011 130
2012 130
2013 120
2014 190
2015 80
2016 130

Veterinarians

Year Number
2008 30
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2012 50
2013 60
2014 50

Registered Nurses

Year Number
2006 1,550
2007 1,710
2008 1,870
2009 1,860
2010 1,810
2012 1,700
2013 1,750
2014 1,660
2015 790
2016 800

Nurse Practitioners

Year Number
2012 50
2013 40
2014 40
2016 50
2017 40

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2017 80

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Year Number
2006 150
2007 120
2008 120
2010 120
2012 90
2013 80
2014 90
2015 50
2016 40

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Year Number
2006 190
2007 130
2008 110
2009 100
2010 90
2011 70
2012 80
2013 90
2014 100
2015 60
2016 50

Dental Hygienists

Year Number
2006 70
2007 80
2008 90
2009 100
2011 130
2012 120
2013 110
2014 80
2015 40
2016 40

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2006 30

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Year Number
2007 40
2008 40
2009 60
2010 60
2011 60
2012 50
2013 40
2014 30
2017 30

Radiologic Technologists

Year Number
2012 150
2013 130
2014 120
2015 60
2016 70
2017 70

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Year Number
2006 180
2007 220
2008 210
2009 200

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Year Number
2012 250
2013 160
2014 200

Pharmacy Technicians

Year Number
2006 320
2007 320
2008 410
2009 390
2010 350
2011 320
2012 380
2013 420
2014 380
2015 180
2016 190
2017 200

Psychiatric Technicians

Year Number
2007 60
2008 90
2009 70
2010 50
2012 80
2013 60

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Year Number
2006 60
2007 40
2008 40
2013 60
2014 70

Surgical Technologists

Year Number
2006 80
2007 80
2008 80
2009 70
2010 60
2011 30
2012 40
2014 50

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Year Number
2012 30

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Year Number
2006 1,390
2007 1,500
2008 1,770
2009 1,830
2010 1,940
2011 1,800
2012 1,730
2013 1,930
2014 1,980
2015 980
2016 730
2017 770

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Year Number
2006 130
2007 130
2008 130
2009 170
2010 170
2011 110
2012 90
2013 90
2014 110
2015 70
2016 80
2017 80

Opticians, Dispensing

Year Number
2007 70
2009 30
2011 40
2012 30
2014 50
2016 30
2017 30

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2006 90
2008 60
2009 70
2012 70
2013 110
2014 90
2015 100

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Year Number
2008 60
2009 60
2010 70
2011 50
2012 90
2013 110
2014 130

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

Year Number
2014 70
2015 30