Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2000

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2000
Acupuncture 1230
Architecture 14,279
Athletic Trainer 661
Audiology 1172
Certified Public Accountant 34,868
Certified Shorthand Reporting 319
Chiropractic 5,910
Dental Anesthesia 570
Dental Assisting 179
Dental Hygiene 9,045
Dentistry 17,332
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,608
Interior Design 152
Land Surveying 1,706
Landscape Architecture 970
Licensed Practical Nurse 72,707
Massage Therapy 9,538
Medicine 72,004
3-year license 509
Midwifery 856
Nurse Practitioner 8,948
Occupational Therapy 7,253
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,126
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,888
Optometry 2,684
Pharmacy 18,961
Physical Therapist Assistant 3,865
Physical Therapy 13,729
Podiatry 2,429
Professional Engineering 26,153
Psychology 9,786
Public Accountant 461
Registered Professional Nurse 230,866
Registered Physician Assistant 5,347
Registered Specialist Assistant 56
Respiratory Therapist 4,585
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,723
Social Work 38,370
Speech-Language Pathology 8,998
Veterinary Medicine 3,835
Veterinary Technology 2,205
Total: 645,883

Notes: All licensees must be currently registered to practice and/or use a professional title within New York State. All Nurse Practitioners must also be currently registered as Registered Professional Nurses.

Last Updated: November 25, 2009