Numbers of Registered Licensees - 2016

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 2016
Acupuncture 4,206
Architecture 18, 050
Athletic Trainer 2,077
Audiology 1,446
Certified Dental Assistant 1,398
Certified Public Accountant 57,208
Certified Shorthand Reporting 208
Chiropractic 5,381
Certified Behavior Analyst 36
Certified Clinical Lab Technician 1,877
Certified Histological Technician 401
Clinical Laboratory Technologist 14,218
Restricted License 302
Creative Arts Therapist 1,708
Cytotechnologist 632
Dental Hygiene 11,506
3-year limited license 0
Dentistry 18,391
3-year limited license 0
Restricted Dental Faculty 47
Dietetics-Nutrition 5,694
Interior Design 329
Land Surveying 1,493
Landscape Architecture 1,289
Licensed Behavior Analyst 1,384
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 28,265
Licensed Master Social Worker 29,382
Licensed Practical Nurse 70,739
Marriage & Family Therapist 1,136
Massage Therapy 16,165
Medical Physics - Diagnostic radiological 151
Medical Physics - Medical health 79
Medical Physics - Medical nuclear 96
Medical Physics - Therapeutic radiological or radiation oncology 422
Medicine 95,412
3-year limited license 11
Mental Health Counselor 6,332
Midwifery 1,150
Nurse Practitioner 22,247
Occupational Therapy 12,932
Occupational Therapy Assistant 4,019
Ophthalmic Dispensing 4,125
Optometry 3,368
Pharmacy 26,433
3-year limited license 1
Physical Therapist Assistant 6,300
Physical Therapy 22,624
Podiatry 2,512
Polysomnographic Technologist 647
Professional Engineering 28,696
Psychoanalyst 806
Psychology 13,697
Public Accountant 53
Registered Professional Nurse 294,971
Registered Physician Assistant 14,251
Registered Specialist Assistant 109
Respiratory Therapist 6,252
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,037
Speech-Language Pathology 17,970
Veterinary Medicine 6,384
3-year limited license 0
Veterinary Technology 4,889
3-year limited license 0
Total: 874,894

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: March 16, 2017