Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2008

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2008
Acupuncture 3,110
Architecture 14,877
Athletic Trainer 1,281
Audiology 1,271
Certified Dental Assistant 819
Certified Public Accountant 39,064
Certified Shorthand Reporting 284
Chiropractic 5,568
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 1,886
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 13,217
Creative Arts Therapist 1,182
Cytotechnologist 431
Dental Hygiene 9,866
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,170
3-year limited license 52
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,736
Interior Design 240
Land Surveying 1,527
Landscape Architecture 1,232
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 24,978
Licensed Master Social Worker 24,491
Licensed Practical Nurse 71,381
Marriage & Family Therapist 707
Massage Therapy 15,634
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 147
Medical Physics - Medical health 103
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 107
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 284
Medicine 82,908
3-year limited license 1,008
Mental Health Counselor 4,124
Midwifery 1,017
Nurse Practitioner 14,139
Occupational Therapy 9,889
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,713
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,757
Optometry 2,975
Pharmacy 20,373
3-year limited license 94
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,662
Physical Therapy 18,752
Podiatry 2,434
Professional Engineering 24,507
Psychoanalyst 837
Psychology 11,479
Public Accountant 199
Registered Professional Nurse 259,694
Registered Physician Assistant 9,157
Registered Specialist Assistant 83
Respiratory Therapist 4,971
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,664
Speech-Language Pathology 13,066
Veterinary Medicine 4,997
3-year limited license 84
Veterinary Technology 3,691
3-year limited license 6
Total: 760,929

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