State Profile: Utah

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 545 26.2 20.0 NA NA
Counselors 2,289 13.4 84.1 109 3.9
Dental Assistants 4,392 10.1 161.4 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 1,607 17.1 59.1 176 6.4
Dentists 1,625 11.8 59.7 NA NA
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 2,465 13.6 90.6 276 10.0
Dietitians and Nutritionists 677 23.0 24.9 34 1.2
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,508 15.1 55.4 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 4,823 10.6 177.2 186 6.7
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 2,728 11.5 100.3 375 13.6
Massage Therapists 1,267 18.3 46.6 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 3,196 11.1 117.5 188 6.8
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,220 10.5 155.1 150 5.4
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 6,781 7.5 249.2 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 752 26.2 27.6 11 0.4
Medical Secretaries 4,406 9.3 161.9 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 153 NA 5.5 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 970 NA 35.1 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 155 NA 5.6 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 12,112 5.8 445.1 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 538 24.9 19.8 37 1.3
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists 253 29.2 9.3 NA NA
Personal Care Aides 3,357 11.6 123.4 NP NP
Pharmacists 1,731 15.3 63.6 44 1.6
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 960 27.7 35.3 NP NP
Physical Therapists 1,130 17.0 41.5 54 2.0
Physician Assistants 1,073 19.2 39.4 40 1.4
Physicians 6,522 7.5 239.7 99 3.6
Psychologists 878 17.4 32.3 126 4.6
Registered Nurses 18,771 5.1 689.9 1,859 67.3
Respiratory Therapists 653 24.5 24.0 115 4.2
Social Workers 2,703 11.5 99.3 411 14.9
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,242 14.2 45.6 304 11.0
Veterinarians 603 26.7 22.2 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