License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Occupational Therapist 741 849 892 887 1,032
Occupational Therapy Assistant 178 196 261 326 414

Geographic Distribution*

As of July 1,  2017

Occupational Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 158 Jefferson 52 Saratoga 188
Allegany 13 Kings 1,300 Schenectady 112
Bronx 236 Lewis 21 Schoharie 10
Broome 115 Livingston 43 Schuyler 11
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 44 Seneca 11
Cayuga 30 Monroe 459 Steuben 60
Chautauqua 62 Montgomery 26 St. Lawrence 32
Chemung 54 Nassau 1,481 Suffolk 1,020
Chenango 18 New York 744 Sullivan 40
Clinton 38 Niagara 111 Tioga 30
Columbia 23 Oneida 249 Tompkins 67
Cortland 13 Onondaga 318 Ulster 99
Delaware 10 Ontario 120 Warren 36
Dutchess 178 Orange 231 Washington 23
Erie 789 Orleans 9 Wayne 74
Essex 22 Oswego 39 Westchester 670
Franklin 20 Otsego 35 Wyoming 17
Fulton 15 Putnam 91 Yates 37
Genesee 29 Queens 1,239 NYS TOTAL 11,831
Greene 25 Rensselaer 88 OTHER US 1,936
Hamilton 1 Richmond 308 NON-US 65
Herkimer 56 Rockland 354 TOTAL 13,832

Occupational Therapy Assistants

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 92 Jefferson 14 Saratoga 76
Allegany 13 Kings 265 Schenectady 60
Bronx 157 Lewis 5 Schoharie 7
Broome 13 Livingston 16 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 35 Madison 8 Seneca 4
Cayuga 8 Monroe 61 Steuben 11
Chautauqua 99 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 27
Chemung 6 Nassau 167 Suffolk 314
Chenango 5 New York 69 Sullivan 38
Clinton 11 Niagara 63 Tioga 6
Columbia 18 Oneida 37 Tompkins 3
Cortland 5 Onondaga 58 Ulster 57
Delaware 4 Ontario 14 Warren 15
Dutchess 72 Orange 306 Washington 14
Erie 345 Orleans 13 Wayne 11
Essex 8 Oswego 25 Westchester 149
Franklin 10 Otsego 16 Wyoming 23
Fulton 18 Putnam 16 Yates 2
Genesee 38 Queens 530 NYS TOTAL 3,860
Greene 14 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 457
Hamilton 2 Richmond 39 NON-US 2
Herkimer 27 Rockland 240 TOTAL

4,319

* 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 31, 2018