Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2015

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2015
Acupuncture 4,146
Architecture 17,581
Athletic Trainer 1,943
Audiology 1,433
Certified Dental Assistant 1,318
Certified Public Accountant 55,975
Certified Shorthand Reporting 221
Chiropractic 5,367
Certified Behavior Analyst 20
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 1,997
Certified Histological Technician 331
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 14,962
Restricted License 186
Creative Arts Therapist 1,612
Cytotechnologist 650
Dental Hygiene 11,303
3-year limited license 0
Dentistry 18,409
3-year limited license 9
Restricted Dental Faculty 37
Dietetics-Nutrition 5,501
Interior Design 335
Land Surveying 1,512
Landscape Architecture 1,283
Licensed Behavior Analyst 772
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 27,945
Licensed Master Social Worker 29,079
Licensed Practical Nurse 72,500
Marriage & Family Therapist 1,045
Massage Therapy 16,515
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 156
Medical Physics - Medical health 84
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 96
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 406
Medicine 94,096
3-year limited license 35
Mental Health Counselor 5,832
Midwifery 1,158
Nurse Practitioner 20,846
Occupational Therapy 12,478
Occupational Therapy Assistant 3,921
Ophthalmic Dispensing 4,078
Optometry 3,330
Pharmacy 25,503
3-year limited license 1
Physical Therapist Assistant 6,115
Physical Therapy 22,077
Podiatry 2,518
Polysomnographic Technologist 582
Professional Engineering 28,210
Psychoanalyst 798
Psychology 13,593
Public Accountant 80
Registered Professional Nurse 288,439
Registered Physician Assistant 13,515
Registered Specialist Assistant 110
Respiratory Therapist 6,181
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,134
Speech-Language Pathology 17,468
Veterinary Medicine 6,232
3-year limited license 5
Veterinary Technology 4,768
3-year limited license 1
Total: 877,833

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: October 2, 2015