License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Respiratory Therapist 325 376 352 435 430
Respiratory Therapy Technician 72 61 44 60 58

Geographic Distribution

As of January 1, 2022

Respiratory Therapists

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 108 Jefferson 32 Saratoga 109
Allegany 9 Kings 560 Schenectady 68
Bronx 257 Lewis 7 Schoharie 3
Broome 47 Livingston 20 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 9 Madison 29 Seneca 4
Cayuga 21 Monroe 224 Steuben 22
Chautauqua 26 Montgomery 17 St. Lawrence 18
Chemung 28 Nassau 720 Suffolk 503
Chenango 12 New York 137 Sullivan 26
Clinton 22 Niagara 61 Tioga 12
Columbia 20 Oneida 152 Tompkins 7
Cortland 9 Onondaga 276 Ulster 39
Delaware 7 Ontario 31 Warren 21
Dutchess 95 Orange 104 Washington 15
Erie 432 Orleans 26 Wayne 35
Essex 2 Oswego 29 Westchester 332
Franklin 5 Otsego 22 Wyoming 19
Fulton 19 Putnam 36 Yates 1
Genesee 47 Queens 585 NYS TOTAL 5,879
Greene 18 Rensselaer 87 OTHER US 1,327
Hamilton 0 Richmond 134 NON-US 6
Herkimer 38 Rockland 124 TOTAL 7,212

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 21 Jefferson 7 Saratoga 15
Allegany 2 Kings 64 Schenectady 10
Bronx 31 Lewis 0 Schoharie 2
Broome 10 Livingston 5 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 4 Madison 3 Seneca 1
Cayuga 0 Monroe 28 Steuben 4
Chautauqua 4 Montgomery 1 St. Lawrence 8
Chemung 2 Nassau 73 Suffolk 49
Chenango 1 New York 7 Sullivan 4
Clinton 5 Niagara 15 Tioga 1
Columbia 2 Oneida 25 Tompkins 3
Cortland 1 Onondaga 18 Ulster 3
Delaware 1 Ontario 3 Warren 3
Dutchess 13 Orange 18 Washington 1
Erie 56 Orleans 4 Wayne 2
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 28
Franklin 3 Otsego 3 Wyoming 1
Fulton 2 Putnam 3 Yates 0
Genesee 11 Queens 35 NYS TOTAL 673
Greene 4 Rensselaer 10 OTHER US 185
Hamilton 0 Richmond 19 NON-US 0
Herkimer 7 Rockland 15 TOTAL 858

* 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: April 18, 2022