License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Respiratory Therapist 374 325 376 352 435
Respiratory Therapy Technician 51 72 61 44 60

Geographic Distribution

As of July 1, 2021

Respiratory Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 108 Jefferson 34 Saratoga 113
Allegany 9 Kings 552 Schenectady 67
Bronx 253 Lewis 5 Schoharie 3
Broome 46 Livingston 21 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 9 Madison 28 Seneca 4
Cayuga 23 Monroe 220 Steuben 22
Chautauqua 26 Montgomery 17 St. Lawrence 17
Chemung 27 Nassau 703 Suffolk 496
Chenango 12 New York 136 Sullivan 25
Clinton 21 Niagara 60 Tioga 11
Columbia 20 Oneida 152 Tompkins 6
Cortland 9 Onondaga 281 Ulster 38
Delaware 7 Ontario 33 Warren 20
Dutchess 95 Orange 102 Washington 14
Erie 429 Orleans 24 Wayne 34
Essex 2 Oswego 27 Westchester 324
Franklin 6 Otsego 23 Wyoming 18
Fulton 19 Putnam 38 Yates 1
Genesee 45 Queens 569 NYS TOTAL 5,806
Greene 18 Rensselaer 86 OTHER US 1,229
Hamilton 0 Richmond 135 NON-US 6
Herkimer 38 Rockland 124 TOTAL 7,041

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 25 Jefferson 6 Saratoga 14
Allegany 2 Kings 64 Schenectady 11
Bronx 30 Lewis 0 Schoharie 2
Broome 10 Livingston 6 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 5 Madison 3 Seneca 1
Cayuga 0 Monroe 30 Steuben 4
Chautauqua 4 Montgomery 1 St. Lawrence 9
Chemung 2 Nassau 74 Suffolk 49
Chenango 1 New York 7 Sullivan 1
Clinton 6 Niagara 16 Tioga 1
Columbia 2 Oneida 24 Tompkins 3
Cortland 1 Onondaga 17 Ulster 4
Delaware 0 Ontario 3 Warren 4
Dutchess 12 Orange 16 Washington 1
Erie 55 Orleans 4 Wayne 2
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 30
Franklin 3 Otsego 3 Wyoming 1
Fulton 2 Putnam 3 Yates 0
Genesee 12 Queens 35 NYS TOTAL 678
Greene 4 Rensselaer 10 OTHER US 184
Hamilton 0 Richmond 18 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 15 TOTAL 862

* County of location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the State Education Department. This address may either be the licensee's home or practice address. Licensees must be registered in order to practice and use a professional title within New York State; being registered, however, does not necessarily mean the licensee is actively engaged in practice.

Last Updated: August 5, 2021