State Profile: New Hampshire

  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 1,020 22.1 77.5 60 4.6
Dental Assistants 977 19.7 74.2 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 874 24.7 66.4 37 2.8
Dentists 1,088 17.3 82.7 NA NA
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 1,657 15.8 126.0 41 3.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 642 21.1 48.8 30 2.3
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics NR NR NR NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 2,525 13.3 191.8 73 5.6
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 3,526 12.9 267.9 114 8.7
Massage Therapists 557 27.3 42.3 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 1,820 14.3 138.3 34 2.6
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,519 10.3 191.4 140 10.6
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 4,575 11.3 347.6 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 644 24.4 48.9 NA NA
Medical Secretaries 3,634 10.9 276.1 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 161 NA 12.2 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 832 NA 63.2 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 121 NA 9.2 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 9,667 7.3 734.4 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 1,154 21.2 87.7 108 8.2
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists NR NR NR NA NA
Personal Care Aides 3,985 11.1 302.8 NP NP
Pharmacists 1,379 17.8 104.8 NA NA
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides NR NR NR NP NP
Physical Therapists 1,329 15.2 101.0 44 3.3
Physician Assistants 624 28.6 47.4 NA NA
Physicians 4,587 10.8 325.1 86 6.5
Psychologists 784 17.8 59.6 104 7.9
Registered Nurses 13,860 5.7 1,053.0 725 55.1
Respiratory Therapists NR NR NR 13 1.0
Social Workers 2,561 15.2 194.6 108 8.2
Speech-Language Pathologists 670 18.4 50.9 76 5.8
Veterinarians 593 24.3 45.0 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