Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2012

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2012
Acupuncture 3,696
Architecture 16,427
Athletic Trainer 1,584
Audiology 1,344
Certified Dental Assistant 1,143
Certified Public Accountant 52,699
Certified Shorthand Reporting 263
Chiropractic 5,397
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 2,157
Certified Histological Technician 269
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 15,055
Restricted License 69
Creative Arts Therapist 1,396
Cytotechnologist 667
Dental Hygiene 10,716
3-year limited license 4
Dentistry 18,195
3-year limited license 49
Restricted Dental Faculty 31
Dietetics-Nutrition 5,128
Interior Design 306
Land Surveying 1,523
Landscape Architecture 1,192
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 25,987
Licensed Master Social Worker 25,862
Licensed Practical Nurse 71,980
Marriage & Family Therapist 876
Massage Therapy 17,514
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 146
Medical Physics - Medical health 88
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 93
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 362
Medicine 88,143
3-year limited license 923
Mental Health Counselor 4,696
Midwifery 1,075
Nurse Practitioner 17,256
Occupational Therapy 11,045
Occupational Therapy Assistant 4,089
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,910
Optometry 3,187
Pharmacy 23,478
3-year limited license 1
Physical Therapist Assistant 5,345
Physical Therapy 20,603
Podiatry 2,428
Professional Engineering 26,187
Psychoanalyst 786
Psychology 12,702
Public Accountant 123
Registered Professional Nurse 275,514
Registered Physician Assistant 11,329
Registered Specialist Assistant 99
Respiratory Therapist 5,696
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,380
Speech-Language Pathology 15,695
Veterinary Medicine 5,731
3-year limited license 49
Veterinary Technology 4,402
3-year limited license 12
Total: 828,102

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