License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Occupational Therapist 849 892 887 1,032 1,016
Occupational Therapy Assistant 196 261 326 414 398

Geographic Distribution*

As of January 1,  2019

Occupational Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 164 Jefferson 57 Saratoga 193
Allegany 13 Kings 1,328 Schenectady 118
Bronx 257 Lewis 20 Schoharie 10
Broome 120 Livingston 43 Schuyler 12
Cattaraugus 30 Madison 45 Seneca 12
Cayuga 36 Monroe 477 Steuben 62
Chautauqua 62 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 34
Chemung 57 Nassau 1,549 Suffolk 1,055
Chenango 16 New York 781 Sullivan 39
Clinton 37 Niagara 113 Tioga 35
Columbia 25 Oneida 249 Tompkins 65
Cortland 13 Onondaga 325 Ulster 106
Delaware 12 Ontario 123 Warren 35
Dutchess 184 Orange 250 Washington 23
Erie 829 Orleans 9 Wayne 78
Essex 21 Oswego 45 Westchester 697
Franklin 19 Otsego 36 Wyoming 18
Fulton 17 Putnam 90 Yates 37
Genesee 30 Queens 1,295 NYS TOTAL 12,310
Greene 30 Rensselaer 97 OTHER US 2,090
Hamilton 1 Richmond 331 NON-US 71
Herkimer 58 Rockland 363 TOTAL 14,471

Occupational Therapy Assistants

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 99 Jefferson 15 Saratoga 81
Allegany 12 Kings 264 Schenectady 55
Bronx 165 Lewis 5 Schoharie 8
Broome 13 Livingston 14 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 34 Madison 8 Seneca 4
Cayuga 10 Monroe 70 Steuben 9
Chautauqua 98 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 29
Chemung 7 Nassau 176 Suffolk 318
Chenango 6 New York 71 Sullivan 39
Clinton 12 Niagara 62 Tioga 8
Columbia 17 Oneida 39 Tompkins 2
Cortland 5 Onondaga 76 Ulster 56
Delaware 5 Ontario 15 Warren 17
Dutchess 73 Orange 323 Washington 13
Erie 342 Orleans 13 Wayne 14
Essex 8 Oswego 24 Westchester 159
Franklin 9 Otsego 13 Wyoming 25
Fulton 19 Putnam 17 Yates 1
Genesee 36 Queens 533 NYS TOTAL 3,960
Greene 16 Rensselaer 55 OTHER US 585
Hamilton 2 Richmond 42 NON-US 2
Herkimer 25 Rockland 250 TOTAL

4,547

* 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 15, 2019