Numbers of Registered Licensees - 1999

Profession Number Registered as of April 1, 1999
Acupuncture 1,015
Architecture 13,972
Athletic Trainer 311
Audiology 1,119
Certified Public Accountant 34,697
Certified Shorthand Reporting 321
Chiropractic 5,681
Dental Anesthesia 560
Dental Assisting 62
Dental Hygiene 9,151
Dentistry 17,505
Dietetics-Nutrition 4,974
Interior Design 128
Land Surveying 1,689
Landscape Architecture 936
Licensed Practical Nurse 74,198
Massage Therapy 8,646
Medicine 71,141
3-year license 454
Midwifery 791
Nurse Practitioner 8,016
Occupational Therapy 6,546
Occupational Therapy Assistant 2,913
Ophthalmic Dispensing 3,903
Optometry 2,631
Pharmacy 18,467
Physical Therapist Assistant 3,478
Physical Therapy 12,457
Podiatry 2,290
Professional Engineering 25,829
Psychology 9,370
Public Accountant 508
Registered Professional Nurse 230,964
Registered Physician Assistant 4,940
Registered Specialist Assistant 55
Respiratory Therapist 4,528
Respiratory Therapy Technician 1,640
Social Work 37,647
Speech-Language Pathology 8,410
Veterinary Medicine 3,707
Veterinary Technology 2,012
Total: 637,662

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