License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Professional Engineer 1,350 1,574 2,000 1,429 1,588
Land Surveyor 19 33 42 20 34

Geographic Distribution*

As of January 1, 2020

Professional Engineers

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 629 Jefferson 106 Saratoga 596
Allegany 22 Kings 899 Schenectady 322
Bronx 187 Lewis 19 Schoharie 23
Broome 164 Livingston 53 Schuyler 14
Cattaraugus 21 Madison 87 Seneca 9
Cayuga 46 Monroe 733 Steuben 47
Chautauqua 36 Montgomery 33 St. Lawrence 58
Chemung 37 Nassau 1,657 Suffolk 1,284
Chenango 24 New York 1,238 Sullivan 48
Clinton 29 Niagara 151 Tioga 27
Columbia 52 Oneida 141 Tompkins 92
Cortland 25 Onondaga 684 Ulster 143
Delaware 31 Ontario 111 Warren 88
Dutchess 343 Orange 321 Washington 33
Erie 865 Orleans 6 Wayne 60
Essex 20 Oswego 64 Westchester 1,203
Franklin 19 Otsego 25 Wyoming 16
Fulton 28 Putnam 113 Yates 7
Genesee 40 Queens 1,500 NYS TOTAL 15,619
Greene 32 Rensselaer 288 OTHER US 15,984
Hamilton 5 Richmond 318 NON-US 83
Herkimer 31 Rockland 316 TOTAL 31,686

Land Surveyors

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 25 Jefferson 18 Saratoga 38
Allegany 10 Kings 5 Schenectady 12
Bronx 4 Lewis 3 Schoharie 9
Broome 11 Livingston 14 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 7 Madison 14 Seneca 5
Cayuga 8 Monroe 66 Steuben 17
Chautauqua 12 Montgomery 2 St. Lawrence 23
Chemung 10 Nassau 43 Suffolk 130
Chenango 5 New York 4 Sullivan 16
Clinton 7 Niagara 23 Tioga 10
Columbia 9 Oneida 27 Tompkins 4
Cortland 5 Onondaga 34 Ulster 34
Delaware 13 Ontario 14 Warren 14
Dutchess 38 Orange 56 Washington 8
Erie 46 Orleans 5 Wayne 13
Essex 13 Oswego 15 Westchester 24
Franklin 7 Otsego 6 Wyoming 7
Fulton 8 Putnam 15 Yates 4
Genesee 3 Queens 19 NYS TOTAL 1,078
Greene 9 Rensselaer 37 OTHER US 327
Hamilton 1 Richmond 14 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 15 TOTAL 1,405

* 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 28, 2021