Allied Health Workforce Projections

The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA) provides updated projections for allied health professionals involved with the delivery of health or related services.

You can also access previously released projections for allied health professionals.

Workforce Projections and Estimates of New Entrants

We generated national-level health workforce estimates for the following allied health occupations between 2016 and 2030:

Why is this data essential?

NCHWA informs public and private sector decision-makers on health workforce issues by expanding and improving health workforce data, disseminating workforce data to the public, and improving and updating projections of the supply and demand for health workers.

Past Allied Health Workforce Reports



Health Workforce Projections: Chiropractors and Podiatrists (PDF - 70 KB)

Health Workforce Projections: Dietitians and Nutritionists (PDF 168 KB)

Health Workforce Projections: Psychologists (PDF - 69 KB)

Health Workforce Projections: Respiratory Therapists (PDF - 69 KB)



Health Workforce Projections: Therapy Occupations (PDF - 227 KB)

Health Workforce Projections: Vision Occupations (PDF - 195 KB)

Health Workforce Projections: Pharmacists (PDF - 618 KB)

Date Last Reviewed:  June 2019

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