State Profile: Nevada

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 455 29.3 17.0 NA NA
Counselors 1,580 16.4 58.9 4 0.2
Dental Assistants 3,428 12.0 127.9 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 937 20.0 35.0 27 1.0
Dentists 1,425 17.6 53.2 78 2.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 2,734 11.2 102.0 107 4.0
Dietitians and Nutritionists 591 28.0 22.0 NA NA
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,267 20.7 47.3 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 5,077 8.4 189.4 73 2.7
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 3,101 9.7 115.7 21 0.8
Massage Therapists 3,169 12.7 118.2 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 2,797 14.3 104.3 13 0.5
Medical and Health Services Managers 3,384 10.7 126.2 25 0.9
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 7,240 8.4 270.0 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 814 22.2 30.4 21 0.8
Medical Secretaries 3,493 11.3 130.3 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 81 NA 3.0 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 485 NA 18.0 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 46 NA 1.70 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 9,054 7.6 337.7 NP NP
Occupational Therapists NR NR NR 21 0.8
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists NR NR NR NA NA
Personal Care Aides 5,188 10.7 193.5 NP NP
Pharmacists 2,118 15.4 79.0 193 7.2
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides NR NR NR NP NP
Physical Therapists 1,188 19.1 44.3 25 0.9
Physician Assistants 597 29.1 22.3 52 1.9
Physicians 4,587 10.7 171.1 175 6.5
Psychologists 835 18.0 31.2 109 4.0
Registered Nurses 19,428 4.3 724.7 797 29.5
Respiratory Therapists 913 20.4 34.0 107 4.0
Social Workers 2,058 12.9 77.8 187 6.9
Speech-Language Pathologists 590 23.7 22.0 55 2.0
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