Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2002

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2002
Acupuncture 1,830
Architecture 14,798
Athletic Trainer 841
Audiology 1,208
Certified Dental Assistant 414
Certified Public Accountant 35,331
Certified Shorthand Reporting 300
Chiropractic 6,226
Dental Hygiene 9,036
Dentistry 17,171
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,404
Interior Design 187
Land Surveying 1,711
Landscape Architecture 1,046
Licensed Practical Nurse 69,548
Massage Therapy 10,828
Medicine 73,939
3-year limited license 684
Midwifery 932
Nurse Practitioner 10,481
Occupational Therapy 8,161
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,536
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,688
Optometry 2,776
Pharmacy 18,448
3-year limited license 50
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,311
Physical Therapy 15,351
Podiatry 2,402
Professional Engineering 26,868
Psychology 10,090
Public Accountant 382
Registered Professional Nurse 233,299
Registered Physician Assistant 6,294
Registered Specialist Assistant 62
Respiratory Therapist 4,681
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,728
Social Work 40,008
Speech-Language Pathology 10,158
Veterinary Medicine 4,089
3-year limited license 21
Veterinary Technology 2,529
3-year limited license 1
Total: 659,848

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