Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2014

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2014
Acupuncture 4,010
Architecture 17,097
Athletic Trainer 1,841
Audiology 1,397
Certified Dental Assistant 1,250
Certified Public Accountant 54,744
Certified Shorthand Reporting 235
Chiropractic 5,366
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 2,056
Certified Histological Technician 270
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 14,860
Restricted License 186
Creative Arts Therapist 1,575
Cytotechnologist 651
Dental Hygiene 11,073
3-year limited license 0
Dentistry 18,347
3-year limited license 23
Restricted Dental Faculty 36
Dietetics-Nutrition 5,383
Interior Design 341
Land Surveying 1,527
Landscape Architecture 1,245
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 27,323
Licensed Master Social Worker 27,949
Licensed Practical Nurse 72,983
Marriage & Family Therapist 999
Massage Therapy 16,982
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 155
Medical Physics - Medical health 84
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 97
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 393
Medicine 92,640
3-year limited license 344
Mental Health Counselor 5,496
Midwifery 1,104
Nurse Practitioner 19,610
Occupational Therapy 11,982
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,989
Ophthalmic Dispensing 4,029
Optometry 3,296
Pharmacy 24,540
3-year limited license 1
Physical Therapist Assistant 5,851
Physical Therapy 21,624
Podiatry 2,455
Polysomnographic Technologist 464
Professional Engineering 27,773
Psychoanalyst 808
Psychology 13,117
Public Accountant 92
Registered Professional Nurse 284,506
Registered Physician Assistant 12,736
Registered Specialist Assistant 108
Respiratory Therapist 6,087
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,218
Speech-Language Pathology 16,888
Veterinary Medicine 6,092
3-year limited license 22
Veterinary Technology 4,709
3-year limited license 5
Total: 862,064

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: May 2, 2014