Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2006

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2006
Acupuncture 2,782
Architecture 14,375
Athletic Trainer 1,143
Audiology 1,221
Certified Dental Assistant 674
Certified Public Accountant 37,528
Certified Shorthand Reporting 299
Chiropractic 5,978
Creative Arts Therapist 463
Dental Hygiene 9,517
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,107
3-year limited license 43
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,642
Interior Design 217
Land Surveying 1,618
Landscape Architecture 1,193
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 24,050
Licensed Master Social Worker 25,350
Licensed Practical Nurse 69,855
Marriage & Family Therapist 181
Massage Therapy 13,964
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 149
Medical Physics - Medical health 115
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 111
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 283
Medicine 79,276
3-year limited license 997
Mental Health Counselor 1,250
Midwifery 1,017
Nurse Practitioner 12,902
Occupational Therapy 9,367
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,626
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,675
Optometry 2,907
Pharmacy 19,723
3-year limited license 109
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,458
Physical Therapy 17,639
Podiatry 2,471
Professional Engineering 26,849
Psychoanalyst 360
Psychology 11,103
Public Accountant 249
Registered Professional Nurse 246,958
Registered Physician Assistant 8,221
Registered Specialist Assistant 71
Respiratory Therapist 4,703
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,619
Speech-Language Pathology 11,846
Veterinary Medicine 4,685
3-year limited license 80
Veterinary Technology 3,247
3-year limited license 14
Total: 713,284

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