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 July 1,  2019

Occupational Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 168 Jefferson 59 Saratoga 200
Allegany 14 Kings 1,350 Schenectady 115
Bronx 267 Lewis 20 Schoharie 11
Broome 119 Livingston 44 Schuyler 12
Cattaraugus 31 Madison 43 Seneca 12
Cayuga 34 Monroe 483 Steuben 65
Chautauqua 36 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 57 Nassau 1,570 Suffolk 1,069
Chenango 15 New York 787 Sullivan 38
Clinton 40 Niagara 111 Tioga 37
Columbia 27 Oneida 246 Tompkins 64
Cortland 11 Onondaga 323 Ulster 102
Delaware 12 Ontario 120 Warren 35
Dutchess 190 Orange 258 Washington 24
Erie 831 Orleans 9 Wayne 79
Essex 23 Oswego 48 Westchester 703
Franklin 19 Otsego 33 Wyoming 18
Fulton 17 Putnam 94 Yates 35
Genesee 30 Queens 1,318 NYS TOTAL 12,455
Greene 31 Rensselaer 107 OTHER US 2,173
Hamilton 1 Richmond 335 NON-US 77
Herkimer 56 Rockland 362 TOTAL 14,705

Occupational Therapy Assistants

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 95 Jefferson 14 Saratoga 78
Allegany 11 Kings 265 Schenectady 56
Bronx 161 Lewis 5 Schoharie 8
Broome 13 Livingston 14 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 35 Madison 9 Seneca 4
Cayuga 10 Monroe 72 Steuben 10
Chautauqua 103 Montgomery 21 St. Lawrence 28
Chemung 8 Nassau 184 Suffolk 320
Chenango 7 New York 70 Sullivan 36
Clinton 12 Niagara 57 Tioga 7
Columbia 18 Oneida 40 Tompkins 2
Cortland 5 Onondaga 81 Ulster 57
Delaware 5 Ontario 16 Warren 17
Dutchess 75 Orange 323 Washington 14
Erie 336 Orleans 13 Wayne 16
Essex 8 Oswego 24 Westchester 161
Franklin 8 Otsego 14 Wyoming 25
Fulton 18 Putnam 21 Yates 1
Genesee 38 Queens 536 NYS TOTAL 3,985
Greene 16 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 639
Hamilton 2 Richmond 43 NON-US 0
Herkimer 22 Rockland 259 TOTAL

4,624

* 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: July 11, 2019