Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment Statistics
Wage estimates for occupations including the major groupings of Healthcare Practicioners and Technical Occupations and Healthcare Support Occupations.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Workforce Studies
This entry page features recent studies and highlights, such as the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses, from the HRSA National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. See the index of all health workforce reports for a complete listing of available reports on nurses, physicians, pharmacists, public health, multiple and other disciplines.
Health Workforce Information Center
Statistics and Data
This page is an annotated list of links to relevant reports, studies, and websites.
Navigate to the State Resources tab for state specific lists, these will be a mix of resources that point to statistics and others that do not.
World Health Organization
Health Workforce Statistics
Includes the Global Atlas of the Health Workforce, fact files, and a compendium of statistical sources.
American Medical Association
Physician characteristics and distribution in the U.S.
Annual publication contains statistical data about physicians including trends, characteristics and distribution.
Call Number: RA410.7 .D48. Latest edition at Main Library reference desk.
Physician socioeconomic characteristics
Presents information from the AMA socioeconomic monitoring system.
Call Number: R729 .P487. Latest edition at Main Library reference desk.
Association of American Medical Colleges
AAMC Data Book
The AAMC Data Book is a statistical abstract of U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals with current and historical data on a comprehensive list of topics. The Data Book tables are derived from AAMC reports and databases, as well as from external sources such as the National Institutes of Health, the American Medical Association, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the American Hospital Association. View the table of contents online.
Call Number: R745 .A25. Latest edition at Main Library reference desk.
The AAMC Data Book has been discontinued as of 2017. Most of the data going forward can be found the AAMC DATA Book Resource Guide.
Data and Surveys
This page lists AAMC resources about students and residents, institutional operations, and published reports. Much of the data is subscription based and therefore not accessible, but some reports are available freely online. Note the link to the Center for Workforce Studies reports.
Physician Compensation Reports:
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Interagency Collaborative on Nursing Statistics
Look here for the Nursing Workforce Data Sources Resource List which is a compilation of information about studies of the nursing workforce by agency. Follow the citations to find more information about each listed study.