State Profile: New York

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 3,319 9.1 17.2 179 0.9
Counselors 28,546 4.3 147.9 760 3.9
Dental Assistants 16,077 5.2 83.3 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 8,044 7.0 41.7 397 2.0
Dentists 14,478 4.5 75.0 559 2.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 17,403 5.4 90.2 608 3.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 8,522 7.1 44.2 133 0.7
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 12,202 8.0 63.2 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 25,058 4.3 119.8 1,168 6.0
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 46,063 3.4 238.6 3,273 16.9
Massage Therapists 6,105 8.8 31.6 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 25,640 4.7 132.8 261 1.4
Medical and Health Services Managers 42,174 3.2 222.4 895 4.6
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 49,174 3.4 254.7 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 5,550 9.1 28.8 361 1.9
Medical Secretaries 55,455 2.5 287.3 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 1,027 NA 5.3 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 9,018 NA 46.5 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 1,170 NA 6.0 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 250,026 1.3 1,295.2 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 8,249 7.4 42.7 590 3.0
Opticians, Dispensing 3,075 13.6 15.9 NP NP
Optometrists 1,916 12.7 9.9 73 0.4
Personal Care Aides 62,114 2.4 321.8 NP NP
Pharmacists 16,647 5.0 86.2 836 4.3
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 4,167 10.0 21.6 NP NP
Physical Therapists 15,279 5.7 79.2 845 4.4
Physician Assistants 10,198 7.1 52.8 718 3.7
Physicians 79,951 2.4 414.2 2,229 11.5
Psychologists 21,927 4.7 113.6 1,395 7.2
Registered Nurses 196,189 1.6 1,016.3.5 11,359 58.6
Respiratory Therapists 4,439 104 23.0 195 1.0
Social Workers 60,474 2.9 313.3 3,986 20.6
Speech-Language Pathologists 12,676 5.4 65.7 1,507 7.8
Veterinarians 3,505 9.0 18.2 87 0.4

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