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OCCUPATIONS BY GENDER

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CURRENT & PROJECTED EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION

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Occupations 2017
Jobs
2022
Jobs
5-Year
Change
Annual
Openings

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Registered nurses 22,389 24,197 1,808 822
Home health aides 7,644 9,157 1,513 470
Nursing assistants 8,871 10,250 1,379 460
Medical assistants 7,776 8,660 884 340
Licensed vocational nurses 5,995 6,743 748 308
Medical & clinical laboratory technicians 1,507 1,830 323 109
Medical records & info technicians 1,502 1,681 179 78
Medical & clinical laboratory technologists 1,110 1,302 192 70
Health care social workers 1,440 1,608 168 66
Physician assistants 723 861 138 43
Respiratory therapists 882 958 76 29
Occupational therapy assistants 299 355 56 20
Total 60,138 67,602 7,464 2,815

MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE BY OCCUPATION

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POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM COMPLETERS

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Occupations Certificates Associate Degrees Bachelor's Degrees Total
Completions
Clinical laboratory scientists 212 0 0 212
Clinical laboratory scientists 0 0 4 4
Health care social workers 1 29 0 30
Home health aides 195 0 0 195
Licensed vocational nurses 352 10 19 381
Medical & clinical laboratory technicians 22 20 0 42
Medical assistants 1,212 210 0 1,422
Medical coders 355 33 0 388
Occupational therapy assistants 0 19 0 19
Physician assistants 0 0 0 0
Registered nurses 71 511 686 1,268
Respiratory therapists 32 212 19 263
Total 2,452 1,044 728 4,224

ROP i COMPLETERS

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Courses School 2012-2013
Completers
Home health aide Las Villas del Norte Health Center 54
Medical assistant/admin Escondido Adult School 15
Medical assistant/admin/clinical Escondido Adult School 27
Medical assistant/clinical Vista Adult School - Sunset Campus 93
Nurse assistant Las Villas del Norte Health Center 91
Nurse assistant Poway Adult School 102
Nurse assistatnt/home health aide Las Villas del Norte Health Center 30
Total 412

DEMAND VS. SUPPLY i

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Occupation Average Annual
Job Openings
Average Annual
Graduates
Difference (Under/
Oversupply)
Clinical laboratory scientists 460 212 -248
Home health aides 470 195 -275
Medical & clinical laboratory technicians 109 42 -67
Clinical laboratory scientists 70 4 -66
Physician assistants 43 0 -43
Health care social workers 66 30 -36
Occupational therapy assistants 20 19 -1
Licensed vocational nurses 308 381 73
Respiratory therapists 29 263 234
Medical coders 78 388 310
Registered nurses 822 1,268 446
Medical assistants 340 1,422 1,082
Total 2,815 4,224 1,409

EMPLOYER EXPECTATIONS OF 12-MONTH EMPLOYMENT CHANGE

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EMPLOYER-REPORTED DIFFICULTY IN HIRING

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