Appendix E
Occupational Classifications

Occupation

Federal Agencies

Voluntary Agencies

State and Territorial Agencies

Total

Administrators

Health Administrator

1,152

14,768

15,920

Professionals

Administrative/Business Professional

3,133

1,592

4,725

Attorney/Hearing Officer

351

250

601

Biostatistician

684

480

1,164

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologist

1

1

2

Environmental Engineer

3,092

1,457

4,549

Environmental Scientist & Specialist

3,951

10,931

14,882

Epidemiologist

5

922

927

Health Economist

86

19

105

Health Planner/Researcher/ Analyst

2,074

1,499

3,573

Infection Control/Disease Investigator

2

781

783

Licensure/Inspection/Regulatory Specialist

9,625

4,155

13,780

Marriage and Family Therapist

Medical & Public Health Social Worker

170

2,006

2,176

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Social Worker



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Who Will Keep the Public Healthy?: Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century Appendix E Occupational Classifications Occupation Federal Agencies Voluntary Agencies State and Territorial Agencies Total Administrators Health Administrator 1,152 — 14,768 15,920 Professionals Administrative/Business Professional 3,133 — 1,592 4,725 Attorney/Hearing Officer 351 — 250 601 Biostatistician 684 — 480 1,164 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologist 1 — 1 2 Environmental Engineer 3,092 — 1,457 4,549 Environmental Scientist & Specialist 3,951 — 10,931 14,882 Epidemiologist 5 — 922 927 Health Economist 86 — 19 105 Health Planner/Researcher/ Analyst 2,074 — 1,499 3,573 Infection Control/Disease Investigator 2 — 781 783 Licensure/Inspection/Regulatory Specialist 9,625 — 4,155 13,780 Marriage and Family Therapist — — — — Medical & Public Health Social Worker 170 — 2,006 2,176 Mental Health/Substance Abuse Social Worker — — — —

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Who Will Keep the Public Healthy?: Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century Occupation Federal Agencies Voluntary Agencies State and Territorial Agencies Total Mental Health Counselor 113 — 673 786 Occupation Safety & Health Specialist 3,619 — 1,974 5,593 PH Dental Worker 1,240 — 792 2,032 PH Educator 126 — 2,104 2,230 PH Laboratory Professional 9,603 — 4,485 14,088 PH Nurse 4,311 8,000 36,921 49,232 PH Nutritionist 269 — 6,411 6,680 PH Optometrist 5 — 4 9 PH Pharmacist 1,180 — 316 1,496 PH Physical Therapist 12 — 60 72 PH Physician 4,055 — 1,953 6,008 PH Program Specialist 3,836 — 3,984 7,820 PH Student 37 — 14,996 15,033 PH Veterinarian/Animal Control Specialist 1,929 — 108 2,037 Psychiatric Nurse — — 4 4 Psychiatrist — — 1 1 Psychologist 688 — 67 755 Public Relations/Media Specialist 448 12 115 575 Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorders Counselor 2 — 36 38 Other Public Health Professional 4,250 — 9,788 14,038 PH Professional, Title Unspecified — — 24,231 24,231 Technicians Computer Specialist 2,565 — 1,761 4,326 Environmental Engineering Technician 294 — 120 414 Environmental Science and Protection Technician 228 — 273 501 Health Information Systems/Data Analyst 172 — 433 605 Occupational Health and Safety Technician 93 — 2 95 PH Laboratory Specialist 4,262 — 1,438 5,700 Other Public Health Technician 4,081 — 22,872 26,953 Technician, Title Unspecified — — 2,916 2,916 Protective Service Investigations Specialist 326 — 50 376 Other or Unspecified Protective Service Worker 103 — 791 894

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Who Will Keep the Public Healthy?: Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century Occupation Federal Agencies Voluntary Agencies State and Territorial Agencies Total Paraprofessionals Community Outreach/ Field Worker 102 — 574 676 Other or Unspecified Paraprofessional 1,134 — 17,768 18,902 Administrative Support Administrative Business Staff 2,498 — 1,285 3,783 Administrative Support Staff 9,343 — 28,462 37,805 Unspecified Clerical/ Support — — 10,324 10,324 Skilled Craft Workers Skilled Craft Worker 17 — 1,166 1,183 Service/Maintenance Food Services/House-Keeping 12 — 313 325 Patient Services — — — — Other or Unspecified Service/Maintenance 32 — 4,363 4,395 Category Unreported Programs — 7,202 7,052 14,254 Unidentifiable 443 171 97,268 97,882 Volunteers — 2,864,825 5 2,864,830 Total w/Volunteers 85,754 2,880,210 347,120 3,313,084 Total w/o Volunteers 85,754 15,385 347,115 448,254