License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Massage Therapist 774 755 560 633 388

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2021

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 284 Jefferson 62 Saratoga 279
Allegany 16 Kings 963 Schenectady 160
Bronx 312 Lewis 21 Schoharie 20
Broome 136 Livingston 44 Schuyler 24
Cattaraugus 43 Madison 65 Seneca 38
Cayuga 78 Monroe 693 Steuben 77
Chautauqua 64 Montgomery 40 St. Lawrence 51
Chemung 75 Nassau 869 Suffolk 1,337
Chenango 42 New York 1,100 Sullivan 56
Clinton 40 Niagara 153 Tioga 97
Columbia 82 Oneida 153 Tompkins 184
Cortland 48 Onondaga 436 Ulster 310
Delaware 31 Ontario 129 Warren 79
Dutchess 286 Orange 222 Washington 56
Erie 752 Orleans 15 Wayne 59
Essex 48 Oswego 89 Westchester 617
Franklin 48 Otsego 47 Wyoming 37
Fulton 31 Putnam 102 Yates 16
Genesee 43 Queens 1,180 NYS TOTAL 12,938
Greene 78 Rensselaer 159 OTHER US 1,463
Hamilton 5 Richmond 168 NON-US 19
Herkimer 41 Rockland 148 TOTAL 14,420

* 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: August 4, 2021