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 January 1, 2020

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 290 Jefferson 59 Saratoga 292
Allegany 20 Kings 1,030 Schenectady 163
Bronx 328 Lewis 24 Schoharie 22
Broome 153 Livingston 47 Schuyler 23
Cattaraugus 47 Madison 68 Seneca 36
Cayuga 79 Monroe 708 Steuben 69
Chautauqua 68 Montgomery 40 St. Lawrence 55
Chemung 79 Nassau 934 Suffolk 1,373
Chenango 45 New York 1,172 Sullivan 54
Clinton 43 Niagara 157 Tioga 103
Columbia 89 Oneida 151 Tompkins 204
Cortland 53 Onondaga 447 Ulster 330
Delaware 29 Ontario 134 Warren 76
Dutchess 298 Orange 228 Washington 61
Erie 763 Orleans 18 Wayne 61
Essex 48 Oswego 88 Westchester 644
Franklin 48 Otsego 49 Wyoming 41
Fulton 34 Putnam 104 Yates 17
Genesee 43 Queens 1,229 NYS TOTAL 13,497
Greene 75 Rensselaer 171 OTHER US 1,541
Hamilton 6 Richmond 180 NON-US 21
Herkimer 41 Rockland 157 TOTAL 15,059

* 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 13, 2020