State Profile: Wisconsin

  2008-2010 Health Workforcea 2010 Graduatesb
Occupation Total % RSEc Per 100K Working-age Population Total Per 100K Working-age Population
Chiropractors 2,330 15.5 41.1 NA NA
Counselors 4,279 12.2 75.5 169 3.0
Dental Assistants 4,386 9.3 77.4 NP NP
Dental Hygienists 3,300 11.0 58.2 159 2.8
Dentists 2,861 13.8 505 75 1.3
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 6,640 8.8 117.2 277 4.9
Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,887 13.0 33.3 67 1.18
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 3,305 13.7 58.3 NP NP
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner Support Technologist and Technicans 12,222 7.7 215.7 254 4.5
Licensed Practical and Licenses Vocational Nurses 10,279 6.6 181.4 1,175 20.7
Massage Therapists 2,028 16.8 35.8 NP NP
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 7,597 8.7 134.0 240 4.2
Medical and Health Services Managers 11,219 6.7 198.0 115 2.0
Medical Assistants and Other Healthcare Support Occupations 19,322 5.2 341.0 NP NP
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 3,196 10.8 56.4 79 1.4
Medical Secretaries 12,177 6.3 214.9 NP NP
Nurse Anesthetistsd 564 NA 9.9 NP NP
Nurse Practitionersd 2,266 NA 39.8 NP NP
Nurse-Midwivesd 225 NA 4.0 NP NP
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 55,497 2.9 979.3 NP NP
Occupational Therapists 2,514 13.4 44.4 195 3.4
Opticians, Dispensing 1,652 17.0 29.2 NP NP
Optometrists 759 29.8 13.4 NA NA
Personal Care Aides 19,523 5.4 344.5 NP NP
Pharmacists 4,610 11.6 81.4 123 2.2
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 947 21.0 16.7 NP NP
Physical Therapists 2,607 12.1 46.0 217 3.8
Physician Assistants 2,382 14.3 42.0 98 1.7
Physicians 12,853 6.0 226.8 337 5.9
Psychologists 3,620 11.9 63.9 255 4.5
Registered Nurses 60,813 2.8 1,073.1 3,338 58.7
Respiratory Therapists 1,705 18.5 30.1 109 1.9
Social Workers 10,593 6.6 186.9 789 13.9
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,757 14.6 48.6 335 5.9
Veterinarians 1,646 15.9 29.0 72 1.3

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