State Profile: Vermont

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors NA NA NA NA NA
Counselors 1,383 22.6 221.3 4 0.6
Dental Assistants NR NR NR NP NP
Dental Hygienists 658 26.9 105.3 19 3.0
Dentists NR NR NR NA NA
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 642 24.0 102.7 44 7.0
Dietitians and Nutritionists NR NR NR 39 6.2
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics NR NR NR NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 1,104 21.4 176.6 84 13.4
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 1,229 15.7 196.6 167 26.7
Massage Therapists 680 26.9 108.8 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 680 21.6 108.8 12 1.9
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,864 18.9 298.2 NA NA
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 1,269 19.7 203.0 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians NR NR NR 1 0.2
Medical Secretaries 2,368 16.5 378.9 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 24 NA 3.8 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 314 NA 50.2 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 70 NA 11.2 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 4,888 10.8 782.1 NP NP
Occupational Therapists NR NR NR NA NA
Opticians, Dispensing NR NR NR NP NP
Optometrists NR NR NR NA NA
Personal Care Aides 3,366 13.4 538.6 NP NP
Pharmacists NR NR NR NA NA
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides NA NA NA NP NP
Physical Therapists NR NR NR 28 4.5
Physician Assistants NR NR NR NA NA
Physicians 1,870 13.9 299.2 108 17.3
Psychologists 666 29.6 106.6 81 12.9
Registered Nurses 6,528 7.6 1,044.5 308 49.2
Respiratory Therapists NR NR NR NA NA
Social Workers 1,784 17.1 285.4 77 12.3
Speech-Language Pathologists NR NR NR 30 4.8
Veterinarians NR NR NR 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