Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2003

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2003
Acupuncture 2,168
Architecture 14,629
Athletic Trainer 910
Audiology 1,190
Certified Dental Assistant 516
Certified Public Accountant 35,915
Certified Shorthand Reporting 302
Chiropractic 6,328
Dental Hygiene 9,112
Dentistry 17,366
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,531
Interior Design 201
Land Surveying 1,718
Landscape Architecture 1,101
Licensed Practical Nurse 68,754
Massage Therapy 11,612
Medicine 75,067
3-year limited license 782
Midwifery 963
Nurse Practitioner 11,195
Occupational Therapy 8,697
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,591
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,649
Optometry 2,816
Pharmacy 18,950
3-year limited license 79
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,417
Physical Therapy 16,152
Podiatry 2,450
Professional Engineering 27,381
Psychology 10,423
Public Accountant 346
Registered Professional Nurse 235,663
Registered Physician Assistant 6,806
Registered Specialist Assistant 62
Respiratory Therapist 4,655
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,649
Social Work 40,892
Speech-Language Pathology 10,525
Veterinary Medicine 4,207
3-year limited license 36
Veterinary Technology 2,684
3-year limited license 4
Total: 670,494

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