State Profile: Hawaii

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors NR NR NR NA NA
Counselors 1,367 18.1 101.4 45 3.3
Dental Assistants 1,579 15.8 117.2 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 954 20.4 70.8 19 1.4
Dentists 1,091 17.1 81.0 NA NA
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 1,297 19.3 96.2 28 2.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists NR NR NR NA NA
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 713 22.4 52.9 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 1,769 19.5 131.3 22 1.6
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 2,107 17.3 156.4 117 8.6
Massage Therapists 2,024 18.4 150.2 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 1,634 14.4 121.3 24 1.8
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,049 13.6 152.1 5 0.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 4,285 12.7 318.0 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians NR NR NR 1 0.1
Medical Secretaries 2,671 12.5 198.2 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 98 NA 7.2 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 317 NA 23.3 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 58 NA 4.3 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 8,541 8.1 633.8 NP NP
Occupational Therapists NR NR NR NA NA
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists NR NR NR NA NA
Personal Care Aides 2,971 12.3 220.5 NP NP
Pharmacists 1,205 19.5 89.4 0 0.0
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides NR NR NR NP NP
Physical Therapists 1,046 17.1 77.6 NA NA
Physician Assistants NR NR NR NA NA
Physicians 3,904 12.5 289.7 58 4.2
Psychologists 944 20.0 70.0 139 10.2
Registered Nurses 9,357 6.5 694.4 550 40.4
Respiratory Therapists NR NR NR 14 1.0
Social Workers 1,713 12.1 127.1 187 13.8
Speech-Language Pathologists NR NR NR 22 1.6
Veterinarians NR NR NR NA NA

aHealth Workforce data are from Special Tabulations of the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample, 2008-2010
bGraduate data are from Special Tabulations of the National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2009-2010 Data. Degree award levels included in the count of graduates are specified in Part 5 of the U.S. Health Workforce Chartbook – Technical Documentation.
c% RSE (Percent Relative Standard Error) = ((Estimate/Standard Error)*100); Lower % RSEs (i.e. proportionately lower standard errors) indicate greater precision. %RSEs between 20 and 30 percent should be used with caution
dAdvanced Practice Nursing Workforce data are from the following source(s): Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Anesthetists data are from the Area Resource File 2011-2012 Access Database, tabulations of data from the National Provider Identification File and Nurse-Midwives data are from the Area Resource File 2011-2012 AccessDatabase, tabulations of data from the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
NA: Data are not available for the selected state and occupation.
NR: Data not reported at the state-level because the RSE ≥ 30%; estimate does not meet standards of reliability
NP: Graduate data is not presented because there is no clear educational pathway for this occupation

Date Last Reviewed:  August 2016