License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 201 2012 2013 2014 2015
Massage Therapist 1,046 981 918 978 751

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2016

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 332 Jefferson 58 Saratoga 297
Allegany 19 Kings 1,047 Schenectady 154
Bronx 308 Lewis 27 Schoharie 21
Broome 168 Livingston 59 Schuyler 21
Cattaraugus 46 Madison 73 Seneca 33
Cayuga 85 Monroe 715 Steuben 87
Chautauqua 72 Montgomery 42 St. Lawrence 50
Chemung 73 Nassau 1,028 Suffolk 1,465
Chenango 45 New York 1,334 Sullivan 53
Clinton 42 Niagara 179 Tioga 94
Columbia 87 Oneida 160 Tompkins 205
Cortland 52 Onondaga 438 Ulster 330
Delaware 34 Ontario 132 Warren 76
Dutchess 293 Orange 237 Washington 60
Erie 753 Orleans 17 Wayne 69
Essex 49 Oswego 98 Westchester 680
Franklin 50 Otsego 49 Wyoming 35
Fulton 28 Putnam 113 Yates 21
Genesee 42 Queens 1,198 NYS TOTAL 14,018
Greene 77 Rensselaer 173 OTHER US 1,784
Hamilton 2 Richmond 219 NON-US 24
Herkimer 40 Rockland 174 TOTAL 15,826

* 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: February 18, 2016