Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2011

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2011
Acupuncture 3,545
Architecture 16,102
Athletic Trainer 1,486
Audiology 1,303
Certified Dental Assistant 1,064
Certified Public Accountant 50,717
Certified Shorthand Reporting 268
Chiropractic 5,391
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 2,104
Certified Histological Technician 213
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 14,832
Restricted License 36
Creative Arts Therapist 1,340
Cytotechnologist 689
Dental Hygiene 10,512
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,131
3-year limited license 44
Restricted Dental Faculty 25
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,932
Interior Design 291
Land Surveying 1,522
Landscape Architecture 1,173
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 25,558
Licensed Master Social Worker 25,159
Licensed Practical Nurse 71,755
Marriage & Family Therapist 820
Massage Therapy 16,983
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 141
Medical Physics - Medical health 91
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 93
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 333
Medicine 86,990
3-year limited license 930
Mental Health Counselor 4,456
Midwifery 1,046
Nurse Practitioner 16,342
Occupational Therapy 10,667
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,988
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,822
Optometry 3,127
Pharmacy 22,497
3-year limited license 28
Physical Therapist Assistant 4,991
Physical Therapy 19,988
Podiatry 2,400
Professional Engineering 25,621
Psychoanalyst 804
Psychology 12,283
Public Accountant 134
Registered Professional Nurse 272,801
Registered Physician Assistant 10,703
Registered Specialist Assistant 95
Respiratory Therapist 5,553
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,439
Speech-Language Pathology 15,020
Veterinary Medicine 5,521
3-year limited license 47
Veterinary Technology 4,249
3-year limited license 12
Total: 812,211

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: December 17, 2012