License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Massage Therapist 978 751 774 755 560

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2019

Massage Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 306 Jefferson 52 Saratoga 299
Allegany 17 Kings 1,021 Schenectady 157
Bronx 323 Lewis 25 Schoharie 24
Broome 156 Livingston 54 Schuyler 24
Cattaraugus 47 Madison 68 Seneca 34
Cayuga 80 Monroe 689 Steuben 71
Chautauqua 70 Montgomery 38 St. Lawrence 56
Chemung 73 Nassau 933 Suffolk 1,382
Chenango 45 New York 1,210 Sullivan 55
Clinton 45 Niagara 161 Tioga 99
Columbia 89 Oneida 156 Tompkins 211
Cortland 51 Onondaga 455 Ulster 317
Delaware 31 Ontario 134 Warren 77
Dutchess 284 Orange 223 Washington 60
Erie 751 Orleans 20 Wayne 64
Essex 48 Oswego 81 Westchester 654
Franklin 46 Otsego 44 Wyoming 37
Fulton 32 Putnam 110 Yates 16
Genesee 40 Queens 1,222 NYS TOTAL 13,496
Greene 71 Rensselaer 158 OTHER US 1,603
Hamilton 6 Richmond 193 NON-US 22
Herkimer 42 Rockland 159 TOTAL 15,121

* 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 11, 2019