License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Veterinarian 424 391 399 427 378
Veterinary Technician 384 403 471 391 304

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of July 1, 2021

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 113 Jefferson 32 Saratoga 160
Allegany 13 Kings 268 Schenectady 46
Bronx 39 Lewis 18 Schoharie 15
Broome 45 Livingston 42 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 41 Seneca 7
Cayuga 29 Monroe 210 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 36 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 29
Chemung 22 Nassau 426 Suffolk 521
Chenango 21 New York 486 Sullivan 24
Clinton 28 Niagara 47 Tioga 35
Columbia 32 Oneida 80 Tompkins 209
Cortland 17 Onondaga 142 Ulster 69
Delaware 19 Ontario 66 Warren 30
Dutchess 152 Orange 119 Washington 38
Erie 290 Orleans 12 Wayne 29
Essex 13 Oswego 25 Westchester 316
Franklin 18 Otsego 35 Wyoming 40
Fulton 14 Putnam 59 Yates 17
Genesee 23 Queens 195 NYS TOTAL 5,110
Greene 17 Rensselaer 44 OTHER US 1,852
Hamilton 1 Richmond 86 NON-US 77
Herkimer 18 Rockland 58 TOTAL 7,039

* Displaying both full and three-year limited licenses. Location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the Office of the Professions; the address is not necessarily the licensee's practice address. Although licensees must be registered to use the professional title or to practice within New York State, being registered does not mean the licensee is actively doing so.

Veterinary Technician**

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 74 Jefferson 57 Saratoga 116
Allegany 21 Kings 163 Schenectady 64
Bronx 89 Lewis 15 Schoharie 24
Broome 74 Livingston 51 Schuyler 8
Cattaraugus 54 Madison 50 Seneca 14
Cayuga 34 Monroe 319 Steuben 40
Chautauqua 30 Montgomery 28 St. Lawrence 67
Chemung 27 Nassau 299 Suffolk 499
Chenango 24 New York 101 Sullivan 27
Clinton 24 Niagara 125 Tioga 42
Columbia 19 Oneida 78 Tompkins 91
Cortland 33 Onondaga 160 Ulster 109
Delaware 42 Ontario 72 Warren 28
Dutchess 175 Orange 138 Washington 40
Erie 572 Orleans 37 Wayne 73
Essex 9 Oswego 68 Westchester 156
Franklin 18 Otsego 41 Wyoming 53
Fulton 17 Putnam 54 Yates 12
Genesee 54 Queens 292 NYS TOTAL 5,215
Greene 30 Rensselaer 59 OTHER US 504
Hamilton 0 Richmond 48 NON-US 6
Herkimer 31 Rockland 46 TOTAL 5,725

** Displaying both full and three-year limited licenses. Location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the Office of the Professions; the address is not necessarily the licensee's practice address. Although licensees must be registered to use the professional title or to practice within New York State, being registered does not mean the licensee is actively doing so. Veterinary technicians practice only under the supervision of licensed veterinarian.

Last Updated: August 6, 2021