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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations - Maryland Occupational Projections - 2010-2020

 
Occ. Code Occupational Title Employment Openings
2010 2020 Change Replacement Total
 
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 160,010 198,475 38,465 32,250 70,715
29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 101,970 127,265 25,295 19,975 45,270
29-1011 Chiropractors 430 520 90 85 175
29-1021 Dentists, General 3,615 4,125 510 1,075 1,580
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 205 245 40 60 100
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,420 1,650 230 500 730
29-1041 Optometrists 580 695 115 205 320
29-1051 Pharmacists 5,450 6,365 915 1,385 2,305
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 3,225 3,975 750 640 1,390
29-1063 Internists, General 750 920 165 150 315
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 185 225 40 35 80
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 525 640 115 105 220
29-1066 Psychiatrists 500 610 105 100 205
29-1067 Surgeons 885 1,085 200 175 375
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 10,475 12,325 1,850 2,075 3,925
29-1071 Physician Assistants 2,445 3,035 585 465 1,055
29-1081 Podiatrists 495 575 75 100 175
29-1111 Registered Nurses 49,335 62,425 13,090 8,930 22,020
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 2,505 3,270 765 475 1,240
29-1123 Physical Therapists 4,215 5,665 1,450 490 1,945
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 220 265 45 40 85
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 525 640 115 190 305
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 1,955 2,590 640 370 1,010
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 2,740 3,345 605 520 1,130
29-1128 Therapists, all other 530 650 120 115 235
29-1131 Veterinarians 1,210 1,555 345 240 585
29-1181 Audiologists 265 320 55 15 70
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 6,195 8,250 2,055 1,180 3,235
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians 54,330 66,835 12,510 10,970 23,480
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 4,450 5,090 640 865 1,505
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,495 3,935 440 680 1,120
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 2,640 3,415 775 530 1,305
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 980 1,270 290 150 445
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,040 1,480 445 160 605
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 800 955 155 125 280
29-2037 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 4,550 5,800 1,250 705 1,955
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 4,735 6,115 1,380 950 2,325
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 1,105 1,300 195 190 385
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 6,345 7,655 1,310 1,100 2,415
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 345 365 20 60 80
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 1,880 2,240 360 325 685
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 2,320 3,285 965 405 1,365
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 11,885 14,655 2,775 3,170 5,945
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,080 3,680 605 615 1,220
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 1,720 1,965 245 345 590
29-2799 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 2,630 3,220 590 525 1,115
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3,715 4,375 660 1,310 1,970
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,045 1,190 145 370 515
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 330 375 45 115 160
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 305 385 80 105 190
29-9799 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, including genetic counselors 2,030 2,425 390 715 1,105

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