License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Occupational Therapist 668 741 849 892 887
Occupational Therapy Assistant 126 178 196 261 326

Geographic Distribution*

As of January 1,  2017

Occupational Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 173 Jefferson 48 Saratoga 186
Allegany 13 Kings 1,254 Schenectady 110
Bronx 230 Lewis 19 Schoharie 8
Broome 112 Livingston 42 Schuyler 11
Cattaraugus 28 Madison 40 Seneca 11
Cayuga 30 Monroe 431 Steuben 58
Chautauqua 65 Montgomery 26 St. Lawrence 30
Chemung 53 Nassau 1,411 Suffolk 974
Chenango 17 New York 721 Sullivan 34
Clinton 32 Niagara 107 Tioga 30
Columbia 22 Oneida 238 Tompkins 60
Cortland 13 Onondaga 288 Ulster 97
Delaware 10 Ontario 117 Warren 36
Dutchess 173 Orange 217 Washington 24
Erie 754 Orleans 9 Wayne 70
Essex 23 Oswego 38 Westchester 656
Franklin 20 Otsego 35 Wyoming 14
Fulton 15 Putnam 89 Yates 35
Genesee 27 Queens 1,196 NYS TOTAL 11,366
Greene 22 Rensselaer 81 OTHER US 1,795
Hamilton 0 Richmond 289 NON-US 87
Herkimer 51 Rockland 343 TOTAL 13,248

Occupational Therapy Assistants

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 92 Jefferson 13 Saratoga 73
Allegany 13 Kings 272 Schenectady 61
Bronx 147 Lewis 5 Schoharie 7
Broome 11 Livingston 18 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 33 Madison 7 Seneca 5
Cayuga 6 Monroe 58 Steuben 10
Chautauqua 90 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 30
Chemung 7 Nassau 155 Suffolk 296
Chenango 5 New York 70 Sullivan 35
Clinton 9 Niagara 62 Tioga 3
Columbia 16 Oneida 37 Tompkins 3
Cortland 4 Onondaga 42 Ulster 59
Delaware 3 Ontario 13 Warren 17
Dutchess 67 Orange 289 Washington 15
Erie 339 Orleans 12 Wayne 14
Essex 7 Oswego 23 Westchester 143
Franklin 12 Otsego 15 Wyoming 22
Fulton 18 Putnam 11 Yates 2
Genesee 37 Queens 531 NYS TOTAL 3,720
Greene 15 Rensselaer 51 OTHER US 349
Hamilton 2 Richmond 40 NON-US 1
Herkimer 29 Rockland 215 TOTAL

4,070

* 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 20, 2017