Washington State Initial Unemployment Claims: Health Related Occupations 1/11/20 – 4/25/20

UW CHWS is tracking initial unemployment claims in Washington State on a weekly basis for broad categories of health care occupations (see definition of groupings below) using data from the Washington State Employment Security Department, when available. See our previous post with data through 4/18/2020 here.

Occupations included in SOC categories:
Other Healthcare Support Occupations (SOC 31-9000)
Massage Therapists
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides (SOC 31-2000)
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides (SOC 31-1000)

Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (SOC 29-9000)

  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
  • Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers

Health Technologists and Technicians (SOC 29-2000)

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners (SOC 29-1000)

  • Chiropractors
  • Dentists
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians and Surgeons
  • Physician Assistants
  • Podiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Veterinarians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nurse Midwives
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Audiologists
  • Miscellaneous Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

Skillman SM, Frogner BK – 5/4/2020 UW CHWS
Data Sources: Washington State Employment Security Department, LMEA 4/16/2020; US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Survey
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