License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Massage Therapist 978 751 774 755 560

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2019

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 296 Jefferson 54 Saratoga 296
Allegany 16 Kings 1,017 Schenectady 158
Bronx 328 Lewis 24 Schoharie 22
Broome 154 Livingston 51 Schuyler 23
Cattaraugus 46 Madison 69 Seneca 34
Cayuga 76 Monroe 696 Steuben 73
Chautauqua 69 Montgomery 38 St. Lawrence 55
Chemung 74 Nassau 936 Suffolk 1,372
Chenango 45 New York 1,187 Sullivan 54
Clinton 43 Niagara 161 Tioga 100
Columbia 87 Oneida 153 Tompkins 207
Cortland 49 Onondaga 457 Ulster 321
Delaware 28 Ontario 130 Warren 75
Dutchess 294 Orange 227 Washington 61
Erie 758 Orleans 18 Wayne 61
Essex 48 Oswego 84 Westchester 656
Franklin 48 Otsego 47 Wyoming 40
Fulton 32 Putnam 108 Yates 15
Genesee 42 Queens 1,231 NYS TOTAL 13,474
Greene 73 Rensselaer 163 OTHER US 1,559
Hamilton 6 Richmond 189 NON-US 23
Herkimer 41 Rockland 158 TOTAL 15,056

* 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: July 10, 2019