Numbers of Registered Licensees - 1997

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 1997
Acupuncture 710
Architecture 13,087
Athletic Trainer 0
Audiology 1,015
Certified Public Accountant 32,285
Certified Shorthand Reporting 338
Chiropractic 5,076
Dental Assisting 0
Dental Hygiene 8,839
Dentistry 16,909
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,770
Interior Design 93
Land Surveying 1,654
Landscape Architecture 849
Licensed Practical Nurse 70,128
Massage 6,181
Medicine 69,269
   3-year license 486
Midwifery 644
Nurse Practitioner 5,652
Occupational Therapy 5,291
Occupational Therapy Assistant 2,334
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,540
Optometry 2,506
Pharmacy 18,851
Physical Therapist Assistant 2,814
Physical Therapy 10,280
Podiatry 2,291
Professional Engineering 24,255
Psychology 8,986
Public Accountant 572
Registered Professional Nurse 224,106
Registered Physician Assistant 3,893
Registered Specialist Assistant 41
Respiratory Therapy 4,369
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,589
Social Work 34,553
Speech-Language Pathology 7,204
Veterinary Medicine 3,374
Veterinary Technology 1,724
Total: 600,558

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: November 25, 2009