State Profile: Oklahoma

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 682 28.1 18.4 NA NA
Counselors 4,661 10.1 125.4 107 2.8
Dental Assistants 3,924 10.4 105.6 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 1,844 14.6 49.6 71 1.9
Dentists 1,257 14.4 33.8 60 1.6
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 3,939 11.7 106.0 214 5.7
Dietitians and Nutritionists 999 20.9 26.9 NA NA
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 3,074 13.5 82.7 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 7,928 10.9 213.3 249 6.6
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 13,335 6.0 358.8 1,112 29.6
Massage Therapists 960 21.7 25.0 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 3,647 10.8 98.1 67 1.8
Medical and Health Services Managers 6,791 8.7 182.8 86 2.3
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 9,298 8.1 250.2 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,427 17.2 38.4 21 0.6
Medical Secretaries 7,034 7.9 189.3 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 319 NA 8.5 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 807 NA 21.5 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 67 NA 1.8 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 30,852 4.2 830.2 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 641 28.8 17.2 27 0.7
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists 558 28.7 15.0 26 0.7
Personal Care Aides 7,643 8.5 205.7 NP NP
Pharmacists 3,008 11.4 81.0 209 5.6
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 1,213 26.8 32.6 NP NP
Physical Therapists 1,759 16.0 47.3 81 2.2
Physician Assistants 761 21.5 20.5 50 1.3
Physicians 7,680 8.8 206.7 231 6.2
Psychologists 938 22.1 25.2 224 6.0
Registered Nurses 29,366 3.7 790.2 2,684 71.6
Respiratory Therapists 1,397 23.1 37.6 96 2.6
Social Workers 4,145 11.1 11.5 280 7.5
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,364 16.4 36.7 202 5.4
Veterinarians 1,105 17.9 29.7 74 2.0

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