Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2005

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2005
Acupuncture 2,583
Architecture 14,104
Athletic Trainer 1,075
Audiology 1,195
Certified Dental Assistant 645
Certified Public Accountant 36,967
Certified Shorthand Reporting 303
Chiropractic 6,245
Dental Hygiene 9,392
3-year limited license 3
Dentistry 17,844
3-year limited license 27
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,559
Interior Design 214
Land Surveying 1,688
Landscape Architecture 1,159
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 18,324
Licensed Master Social Worker 24,605
Licensed Practical Nurse 69,467
Massage Therapy 13,218
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 152
Medical Physics - Medical health 115
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 115
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 285
Medicine 77,606
3-year limited license 952
Midwifery 988
Nurse Practitioner 12,344
Occupational Therapy 9,137
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,592
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,632
Optometry 2,878
Pharmacy 19,130
3-year limited license 113
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,365
Physical Therapy 16,958
Podiatry 2,454
Professional Engineering 27,849
Psychology 10,727
Public Accountant 272
Registered Professional Nurse 242,067
Registered Physician Assistant 7,747
Registered Specialist Assistant 67
Respiratory Therapist 4,662
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,590
Speech-Language Pathology 11,342
Veterinary Medicine 4,542
3-year limited license 70
Veterinary Technology 3,050
3-year limited license 12
Total: 692,430

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