License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Ophthalmic Dispenser 119 138 156 127 126

Geographic Distribution

As of January 1, 2017

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 72 Jefferson 44 Saratoga 76
Allegany 11 Kings 419 Schenectady 43
Bronx 73 Lewis 3 Schoharie 7
Broome 58 Livingston 25 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 20 Seneca 2
Cayuga 18 Monroe 217 Steuben 26
Chautauqua 36 Montgomery 13 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 27 Nassau 351 Suffolk 327
Chenango 10 New York 144 Sullivan 7
Clinton 20 Niagara 73 Tioga 12
Columbia 11 Oneida 50 Tompkins 11
Cortland 10 Onondaga 141 Ulster 30
Delaware 1 Ontario 31 Warren 18
Dutchess 50 Orange 60 Washington 16
Erie 395 Orleans 6 Wayne 27
Essex 5 Oswego 30 Westchester 98
Franklin 8 Otsego 12 Wyoming 5
Fulton 11 Putnam 11 Yates 1
Genesee 17 Queens 405 NYS TOTAL 3,857
Greene 10 Rensselaer 29 OTHER US 257
Hamilton 0 Richmond 108 NON-US 5
Herkimer 20 Rockland 40 TOTAL 4,119

* County of location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the State Education Department. Licensees must be registered in order to practice or use the professional title within New York State; being registered, however, does not necessarily mean the licensee is actively engaged in practice.

Last Updated: January 19, 2017