License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Massage Therapist 755 560 633 388 395

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2022

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 273 Jefferson 66 Saratoga 273
Allegany 16 Kings 951 Schenectady 158
Bronx 314 Lewis 21 Schoharie 21
Broome 135 Livingston 43 Schuyler 23
Cattaraugus 42 Madison 64 Seneca 41
Cayuga 75 Monroe 689 Steuben 76
Chautauqua 67 Montgomery 42 St. Lawrence 51
Chemung 76 Nassau 861 Suffolk 1,318
Chenango 43 New York 1,064 Sullivan 53
Clinton 39 Niagara 153 Tioga 93
Columbia 84 Oneida 149 Tompkins 176
Cortland 50 Onondaga 436 Ulster 314
Delaware 31 Ontario 132 Warren 82
Dutchess 287 Orange 217 Washington 56
Erie 757 Orleans 14 Wayne 61
Essex 48 Oswego 87 Westchester 604
Franklin 46 Otsego 44 Wyoming 37
Fulton 31 Putnam 99 Yates 16
Genesee 42 Queens 1,170 NYS TOTAL 12,799
Greene 81 Rensselaer 156 OTHER US 1,451
Hamilton 4 Richmond 165 NON-US 18
Herkimer 40 Rockland 142 TOTAL 14,268

* Location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the Office of the Professions; the address is not necessarily the licensee's practice address. Although licensees must be registered to use the professional title or to practice within New York State, being registered does not mean the licensee is actively doing so.

Last Updated: March 10, 2022