State Profile: Michigan

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 1,515 16.6 15.3 NA NA
Counselors 6,919 8.5 69.8 95 1.0
Dental Assistants 10,402 6.2 105.0 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 7,973 6.7 80.5 289 3.0
Dentists 5,764 8.7 58.2 193 2.0
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 11,969 6.1 120.8 676 6.8
Dietitians and Nutritionists 2,932 14.0 29.6 219 2.2
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 5,894 9.3 59.5 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 16,047 5.3 162.0 720 7.3
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 19,196 5.4 193.7 1,504 15.2
Massage Therapists 4,616 10.5 46.6 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 10,563 6.8 106.6 301 3.0
Medical and Health Services Managers 17,037 5.8 171.9 921 9.3
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 31,812 4.1 321.0 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,643 10.4 36.78 276 2.8
Medical Secretaries 21,682 4.9 218.8 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 1,848 NA 18.7 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 2,789 NA 28.2 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 353 NA 3.6 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 82,854 2.3 836.2 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 3,811 9.3 38.5 264 2.7
Opticians, Dispensing 2,554 13.4 25.8 NP NP
Optometrists 1,211 15.7 12.2 38 0.4
Personal Care Aides 39,506 4.3 398.7 NP NP
Pharmacists 7,706 7.7 77.8 289 2.9
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 2,973 14.3 30.0 NP NP
Physical Therapists 6,671 8.4 67.3 240 2.4
Physician Assistants 2,649 11.2 36.8 185 1.9
Physicians 29,265 4.1 295.4 750 7.6
Psychologists 5,052 8.8 51.0 607 6.1
Registered Nurses 89,445 2.2 902.7 5,352 54.2
Respiratory Therapists 2,867 12.5 28.9 232 2.4
Social Workers 15,355 6.2 155.0 1,867 18.9
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,917 11.5 29.4 413 4.2
Veterinarians 2,572 14.5 26.0 101 1.0

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