Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2004

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2004
Acupuncture 2,391
Architecture 13,731
Athletic Trainer 974
Audiology 1,184
Certified Dental Assistant 574
Certified Public Accountant 35,469
Certified Shorthand Reporting 308
Chiropractic 6,251
Dental Hygiene 9,149
3-year limited license 1
Dentistry 17,408
3-year limited license 13
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,622
Interior Design 211
Land Surveying 1,696
Landscape Architecture 1,113
Licensed Practical Nurse 66,746
Massage Therapy 12,360
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 135
Medical Physics - Medical health 100
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 102
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 238
Medicine 75,559
3-year limited license 824
Midwifery 960
Nurse Practitioner 11,717
Occupational Therapy 8,946
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,614
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,593
Optometry 2,815
Pharmacy 19,036
3-year limited license 100
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,367
Physical Therapy 16,556
Podiatry 2,429
Professional Engineering 27,483
Psychology 10,382
Public Accountant 267
Registered Professional Nurse 238,192
Registered Physician Assistant 7,229
Registered Specialist Assistant 62
Respiratory Therapist 4,504
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,519
Social Work 41,413
Speech-Language Pathology 10,914
Veterinary Medicine 4,345
3-year limited license 53
Veterinary Technology 2,803
3-year limited license 10
Total: 674,468

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