Numbers of Registered Licensees - 1998

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 1998
Acupuncture 883
Architecture 13,424
Athletic Trainer 218
Audiology 1073
Certified Public Accountant 32,913
Certified Shorthand Reporting 325
Chiropractic 5,431
Dental Assisting 0
Dental Hygiene 8,019
Dentistry 17,321
Dietetics-Nutrition 5,048
Interior Design 119
Land Surveying 1,694
Landscape Architecture 886
Licensed Practical Nurse 71,343
Massage Therapy 7,576
Medicine 68,993
3-year license 488
Midwifery 724
Nurse Practitioner 7,047
Occupational Therapy 5,984
Occupational Therapy Assistant 2,673
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,756
Optometry 2,546
Pharmacy 19,285
Physical Therapist Assistant 3,196
Physical Therapy 11,429
Podiatry 2,288
Professional Engineering 25,258
Psychology 8,980
Public Accountant 504
Registered Professional Nurse 229,259
Registered Physician Assistant 4,455
Registered Specialist Assistant 55
Respiratory Therapy 4,343
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,533
Social Work 36,456
Speech-Language Pathology 7,857
Veterinary Medicine 3,551
Veterinary Technology 1,844
Total: 618,777

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