Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2010

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2010
Acupuncture 3,451
Architecture 15,644
Athletic Trainer 1,367
Audiology 1,297
Certified Dental Assistant 974
Certified Public Accountant 46,324
Certified Shorthand Reporting 276
Chiropractic 5,430
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 2,345
Certified Histological Technician 159
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 15,202
Creative Arts Therapist 1,230
Cytotechnologist 687
Dental Hygiene 10,262
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,017
3-year limited license 46
Restricted Dental Faculty 18
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,970
Interior Design 271
Land Surveying 1,503
Landscape Architecture 1,155
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 24,916
Licensed Master Social Worker 24,476
Licensed Practical Nurse 70,123
Marriage & Family Therapist 751
Massage Therapy 16,558
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 140
Medical Physics - Medical health 95
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 98
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 311
Medicine 85,485
3-year limited license 939
Mental Health Counselor 4,160
Midwifery 1,022
Nurse Practitioner 15,497
Occupational Therapy 10,363
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,869
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,783
Optometry 3,066
Pharmacy 22,097
3-year limited license 29
Physical Therapist Assistant 5,011
Physical Therapy 20,245
Podiatry 2,436
Professional Engineering 25,014
Psychoanalyst 793
Psychology 11,957
Public Accountant 138
Registered Professional Nurse 272,267
Registered Physician Assistant 10,201
Registered Specialist Assistant 92
Respiratory Therapist 5,297
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,522
Speech-Language Pathology 14,283
Veterinary Medicine 5,310
3-year limited license 52
Veterinary Technology 4,084
3-year limited license 7
Total: 797,119

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: April 8, 2011