License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Massage Therapist 751 774 755 560 633

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2020

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 289 Jefferson 60 Saratoga 291
Allegany 19 Kings 1,006 Schenectady 161
Bronx 322 Lewis 24 Schoharie 21
Broome 149 Livingston 45 Schuyler 24
Cattaraugus 46 Madison 67 Seneca 35
Cayuga 78 Monroe 708 Steuben 71
Chautauqua 68 Montgomery 41 St. Lawrence 56
Chemung 80 Nassau 918 Suffolk 1,361
Chenango 46 New York 1,141 Sullivan 54
Clinton 44 Niagara 153 Tioga 101
Columbia 84 Oneida 150 Tompkins 204
Cortland 52 Onondaga 435 Ulster 325
Delaware 30 Ontario 133 Warren 74
Dutchess 293 Orange 228 Washington 60
Erie 758 Orleans 17 Wayne 64
Essex 48 Oswego 87 Westchester 640
Franklin 51 Otsego 51 Wyoming 39
Fulton 34 Putnam 105 Yates 17
Genesee 40 Queens 1,212 NYS TOTAL 13,324
Greene 73 Rensselaer 166 OTHER US 1,496
Hamilton 6 Richmond 175 NON-US 22
Herkimer 43 Rockland 151 TOTAL 14,842

* 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 15, 2020