State Profile: Idaho

  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 1,910 15.8 123.0 40 2.6
Dental Assistants 2,081 16.0 134.0 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 1,088 18.3 70.0 89 5.7
Dentists 886 25.4 57.0 NA NA
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 1,306 14.2 84.1 96 6.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 590 24.4 38 18 1.2
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 576 26.2 37.1 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 2,407 12.3 155.0 64 4.1
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 2,880 14.6 185.4 88 4.6
Massage Therapists 1,184 20.2 76.2 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 1,232 19.0 79.3 31 2.0
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,138 14.0 137.6 29 1.8
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 4,765 11.0 306.8 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 395 29.6 25.4 66 4.2
Medical Secretaries 2,280 13.0 146.8 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 196 NA 12.5 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 491 NA 31.3 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 46 NA 2.9 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 10,291 5.9 662.4 NP NP
Occupational Therapists NR NR NR 9 0.6
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists NR NR NR NA NA
Personal Care Aides 5,069 9.5 326.3 NP NP
Pharmacists 1,385 17.7 89.2 71 4.5
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides NR NR NR NP NP
Physical Therapists 982 15.2 63.2 21 1.3
Physician Assistants 628 25.9 40.4 48 3.1
Physicians 3,168 14.0 203.9 NA NA
Psychologists 981 25.4 63.2 15 1.0
Registered Nurses 10,527 7.0 677.7 1,064 67.9
Respiratory Therapists NR NR NR 65 4.2
Social Workers 1,786 18.4 115.0 330 21.0
Speech-Language Pathologists 407 28.3 26.2 44 2.8
Veterinarians 693 22.9 44.6 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