License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Occupational Therapist 887 1,032 1,016 1,115 949
Occupational Therapy Assistant 326 414 398 386 306

Geographic Distribution*

As of July 1,  2021

Occupational Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 177 Jefferson 67 Saratoga 216
Allegany 18 Kings 1,410 Schenectady 128
Bronx 269 Lewis 21 Schoharie 14
Broome 127 Livingston 41 Schuyler 11
Cattaraugus 30 Madison 39 Seneca 14
Cayuga 35 Monroe 510 Steuben 73
Chautauqua 69 Montgomery 28 St. Lawrence 40
Chemung 57 Nassau 1,709 Suffolk 1,169
Chenango 23 New York 782 Sullivan 37
Clinton 39 Niagara 114 Tioga 41
Columbia 31 Oneida 268 Tompkins 66
Cortland 18 Onondaga 361 Ulster 106
Delaware 13 Ontario 132 Warren 38
Dutchess 214 Orange 289 Washington 25
Erie 901 Orleans 11 Wayne 78
Essex 21 Oswego 53 Westchester 751
Franklin 23 Otsego 35 Wyoming 18
Fulton 18 Putnam 98 Yates 40
Genesee 33 Queens 1,402 NYS TOTAL 13,323
Greene 30 Rensselaer 112 OTHER US 2,536
Hamilton 2 Richmond 375 NON-US 83
Herkimer 59 Rockland 394 TOTAL 15,942

Occupational Therapy Assistants

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 97 Jefferson 17 Saratoga 78
Allegany 10 Kings 261 Schenectady 55
Bronx 157 Lewis 5 Schoharie 6
Broome 14 Livingston 14 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 34 Madison 8 Seneca 3
Cayuga 13 Monroe 85 Steuben 12
Chautauqua 101 Montgomery 19 St. Lawrence 27
Chemung 6 Nassau 194 Suffolk 328
Chenango 7 New York 71 Sullivan 36
Clinton 15 Niagara 60 Tioga 7
Columbia 15 Oneida 44 Tompkins 5
Cortland 4 Onondaga 98 Ulster 67
Delaware 4 Ontario 14 Warren 14
Dutchess 82 Orange 327 Washington 15
Erie 321 Orleans 12 Wayne 18
Essex 7 Oswego 31 Westchester 164
Franklin 9 Otsego 16 Wyoming 24
Fulton 17 Putnam 20 Yates 1
Genesee 39 Queens 551 NYS TOTAL 4,083
Greene 19 Rensselaer 58 OTHER US 733
Hamilton 2 Richmond 47 NON-US 2
Herkimer 23 Rockland 274 TOTAL

4,818

* 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: August 6, 2021