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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations - Maryland Occupational Projections - 2012-2022

 
Occ. Code Occupational Title Employment Openings
2012 2022 Change Replacement Total
 
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 223,602 237,035 13,433 45,270 58,967
29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 145,692 153,609 7,917 29,839 38,020
29-1011 Chiropractors 448 429 -19 88 88
29-1021 Dentists, General 3,349 3,331 -18 817 817
29-1022 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 234 233 -1 57 57
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 181 180 -1 44 44
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,862 1,948 86 222 308
29-1041 Optometrists 549 565 16 159 175
29-1051 Pharmacists 6,634 7,080 446 1,585 2,031
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 3,488 3,655 167 873 1,040
29-1063 Internists, General 1,419 1,488 69 355 424
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 382 400 18 96 114
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 620 652 32 155 187
29-1066 Psychiatrists 601 633 32 150 182
29-1067 Surgeons 952 992 40 238 278
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 15,221 15,547 326 3,810 4,136
29-1071 Physician Assistants 3,120 3,316 196 561 757
29-1081 Podiatrists 498 509 11 103 114
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 3,604 3,841 237 489 726
29-1123 Physical Therapists 5,631 6,029 398 1,386 1,784
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 427 460 33 88 121
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 675 712 37 139 176
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 3,234 3,458 224 469 693
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 4,748 4,967 219 716 935
29-1128 Exercise Physiologists 199 213 14 24 38
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 1,077 1,210 133 129 262
29-1131 Veterinarians 1,506 1,698 192 484 676
29-1141 Registered Nurses 74,533 79,533 5,000 14,450 19,450
29-1151 Nurse Anesthetists 542 576 34 105 139
29-1161 Nurse Midwives 153 164 11 30 41
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 2,628 2,802 174 510 684
29-1181 Audiologists 360 377 17 74 91
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 6,236 6,012 -224 1,288 1,288
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians 73,250 78,537 5,287 14,163 19,450
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 5,589 5,981 392 1,465 1,857
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 5,648 6,068 420 1,480 1,900
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 3,050 3,257 207 781 988
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,922 2,058 136 271 407
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,839 1,968 129 259 388
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 905 966 61 127 188
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 6,886 7,371 485 970 1,455
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 908 972 64 128 192
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 4,809 5,136 327 1,312 1,639
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 717 766 49 71 120
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 7,394 7,911 517 732 1,249
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 431 461 30 43 73
29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians 405 433 28 40 68
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 3,513 3,760 247 348 595
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 2,489 2,909 420 246 666
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 325 347 22 32 54
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 14,406 15,428 1,022 3,517 4,539
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 4,954 5,306 352 1,309 1,661
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 1,765 1,859 94 508 602
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 5,066 5,344 278 501 779
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 4,660 4,889 229 1,268 1,497
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,164 1,214 50 317 367
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 399 422 23 109 132
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 637 686 49 173 222
29-9092 Genetic Counselors 63 66 3 17 20
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 2,397 2,501 104 652 756


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