Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2009

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2009
Acupuncture 3,285
Architecture 15,322
Athletic Trainer 1,329
Audiology 1,278
Certified Dental Assistant 894
Certified Public Accountant 40,004
Certified Shorthand Reporting 282
Chiropractic 5,496
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 2,386
Certified Histological Technician 79
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 15,016
Creative Arts Therapist 1,224
Cytotechnologist 647
Dental Hygiene 10,050
3-year limited license 2
Dentistry 18,090
3-year limited license 46
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,832
Interior Design 250
Land Surveying 1,502
Landscape Architecture 1,209
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 24,829
Licensed Master Social Worker 24,318
Licensed Practical Nurse 71,477
Marriage & Family Therapist 747
Massage Therapy 16,229
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 146
Medical Physics - Medical health 101
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 106
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 307
Medicine 84,620
3-year limited license 999
Mental Health Counselor 4,234
Midwifery 1,021
Nurse Practitioner 14,862
Occupational Therapy 10,226
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,777
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,785
Optometry 3,015
Pharmacy 21,189
3-year limited license 80
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,838
Physical Therapy 19,427
Podiatry 2,460
Professional Engineering 24,766
Psychoanalyst 841
Psychology 11,840
Public Accountant 181
Registered Professional Nurse 265,964
Registered Physician Assistant 9,685
Registered Specialist Assistant 87
Respiratory Therapist 5,114
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,599
Speech-Language Pathology 13,689
Veterinary Medicine 5,180
3-year limited license 63
Veterinary Technology 3,899
3-year limited license 5
Total: 778,929

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