Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2001

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2001
Acupuncture 1,533
Architecture 14,420
Athletic Trainer 785
Audiology 1,196
Certified Dental Assistant 304
Certified Public Accountant 34,354
Certified Shorthand Reporting 310
Chiropractic 6,108
Dental Hygiene 8,976
Dentistry 17,231
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,661
Interior Design 171
Land Surveying 1,701
Landscape Architecture 992
Licensed Practical Nurse 68,912
Massage Therapy 10,184
Medicine 72,920
3-year limited license 638
Midwifery 895
Nurse Practitioner 9,789
Occupational Therapy 7,743
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,366
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,807
Optometry 2,737
Pharmacy 19,286
3-year limited license 31
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,220
Physical Therapy 14,915
Podiatry 2,448
Professional Engineering 26,512
Psychology 9,891
Public Accountant 385
Registered Professional Nurse 234,820
Registered Physician Assistant 5,805
Registered Specialist Assistant 62
Respiratory Therapist 4,596
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,728
Social Work 39,194
Speech-Language Pathology 9,589
Veterinary Medicine 3,953
3-year limited license 6
Veterinary Technology 2,386
3-year limited license 1
Total: 653,561

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