State Profile: Ohio

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 1,898 15.0 16.5 0 0.0
Counselors 8,325 8.5 72.2 142 1.2
Dental Assistants 9,759 7.3 84.7 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 5,526 7.0 47.9 255 2.2
Dentists 5,738 7.6 49.8 173 1.5
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 13,286 6.0 115.3 816 7.1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 3,447 12.2 29.9 158 1.4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 7,691 7.2 66.7 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 21,564 4.7 187.1 1,100 9.5
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 36,934 3.2 320.4 4,500 39.0
Massage Therapists 3,323 11.8 28.8 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 13,152 5.5 114.1 394 3.4
Medical and Health Services Managers 22,696 4.6 196.9 395 3.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 38,059 4.0 330.2 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,456 10.1 30.0 364 3.2
Medical Secretaries 30,204 4.1 262.0 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 1,656 NA 14.4 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 3,775 NA 32.7 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 404 NA 3.5 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 113,664 2.3 986.1 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 3,721 11.2 32.3 141 1.2
Opticians, Dispensing 2,641 12.8 22.9 NP NP
Optometrists 1,526 14.9 13.2 62 0.5
Personal Care Aides 26,826 4.0 232.7 NP NP
Pharmacists 10,623 5.9 92.2 550 4.8
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 4,379 8.8 38.0 NP NP
Physical Therapists 6,508 7.7 56.5 255 2.2
Physician Assistants 3,831 10.4 33.2 71 0.6
Physicians 34,252 3.4 297.2 976 8.5
Psychologists 5,921 8.5 51.4 548 4.8
Registered Nurses 126,582 1.8 1,098.2 7,940 68.8
Respiratory Therapists 6,429 8.3 55.8 282 2.4
Social Workers 24,075 38.8 208.9 1,440 12.5
Speech-Language Pathologists 4,827 9.1 41.9 560 4.8
Veterinarians 2,464 12.2 21.4 142 1.2

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