License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Massage Therapist 981 918 978 751 774

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2017

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 315 Jefferson 55 Saratoga 299
Allegany 19 Kings 1,042 Schenectady 156
Bronx 316 Lewis 27 Schoharie 20
Broome 168 Livingston 49 Schuyler 23
Cattaraugus 47 Madison 71 Seneca 34
Cayuga 80 Monroe 711 Steuben 80
Chautauqua 71 Montgomery 41 St. Lawrence 54
Chemung 76 Nassau 979 Suffolk 1,422
Chenango 46 New York 1,276 Sullivan 54
Clinton 47 Niagara 165 Tioga 94
Columbia 90 Oneida 155 Tompkins 206
Cortland 49 Onondaga 452 Ulster 332
Delaware 31 Ontario 139 Warren 77
Dutchess 284 Orange 226 Washington 59
Erie 745 Orleans 17 Wayne 64
Essex 49 Oswego 89 Westchester 668
Franklin 49 Otsego 50 Wyoming 35
Fulton 26 Putnam 112 Yates 19
Genesee 41 Queens 1,161 NYS TOTAL 13,734
Greene 75 Rensselaer 163 OTHER US 1,672
Hamilton 3 Richmond 213 NON-US 23
Herkimer 42 Rockland 176 TOTAL 15,429

* 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: January 18, 2017