Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2007

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2007
Acupuncture 2,935
Architecture 14,422
Athletic Trainer 1,178
Audiology 1,237
Certified Dental Assistant 739
Certified Public Accountant 37,664
Certified Shorthand Reporting 290
Chiropractic 5,796
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 1,384
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 10,377
Creative Arts Therapist 1,123
Cytotechnologist 152
Dental Hygiene 9,668
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,382
3-year limited license 58
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,800
Interior Design 227
Land Surveying 1,567
Landscape Architecture 1,199
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 24,883
Licensed Master Social Worker 25,172
Licensed Practical Nurse 69,342
Marriage & Family Therapist 670
Massage Therapy 14,908
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 147
Medical Physics - Medical health 105
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 110
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 285
Medicine 80,737
3-year limited license 1,002
Mental Health Counselor 3,997
Midwifery 1,015
Nurse Practitioner 13,534
Occupational Therapy 9,615
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,657
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,698
Optometry 2,947
Pharmacy 20,282
3-year limited license 123
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,579
Physical Therapy 18,420
Podiatry 2,462
Professional Engineering 25,605
Psychoanalyst 817
Psychology 11,181
Public Accountant 207
Registered Professional Nurse 255,382
Registered Physician Assistant 8,660
Registered Specialist Assistant 77
Respiratory Therapist 4,732
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,651
Speech-Language Pathology 12,400
Veterinary Medicine 4,848
3-year limited license 90
Veterinary Technology 3,466
3-year limited license 11
Total: 740,766

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: February 3, 2010