State Profile: Indiana

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 2,353 13.5 18.4 93 0.7
Counselors 11,380 5.9 88.9 140 1.1
Dental Assistants 12,046 6.8 94.1 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 5,695 9.0 44.2 282 2.2
Dentists 8,754 8.1 68.4 174 1.4
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 12,229 5.2 95.6 657 5.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 3,488 12.1 27.3 185 1.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 6,907 8.3 54.0 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 24,081 4.2 188.2 442 3.4
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 20,949 4.6 163.7 1,691 13.2
Massage Therapists 5,345 9.9 41.8 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 13,079 7.1 102.2 156 1.2
Medical and Health Services Managers 22,983 4.3 179.6 707 5.5
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 31,291 4.0 244.5 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,014 9.0 39.2 410 3.2
Medical Secretaries 26,303 3.4 205.6 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 1,029 NA 8.0 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 2,960 NA 23.1 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 472 NA 3.7 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 87,510 2.6 683.9 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 4,735 9.4 37.0 135 1.0
Opticians, Dispensing 1,322 15.9 10.3 NP NP
Optometrists 1,433 14.8 11.2 148 1.2
Personal Care Aides 42,734 3.1 334.0 NP NP
Pharmacists 9,452 5.7 73.9 445 3.5
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 3,168 11.6 24.8 NP NP
Physical Therapists 8,936 7.2 69.8 277 2.2
Physician Assistants 2,443 12.0 19.1 213 1.7
Physicians 37,766 3.6 295.2 1,286 10.0
Psychologists 8,180 6.6 63.9 1,584 12.4
Registered Nurses 120,203 2.0 939.4 5,697 44.4
Respiratory Therapists 3,989 9.3 31.2 262 2.0
Social Workers 21,256 4.9 166.1 1,801 14.0
Speech-Language Pathologists 5,965 9.0 46.6 822 6.4
Veterinarians 3,067 1105 24.0 106 0.8

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