License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Veterinarian 382 414 424 391 399
Veterinary Technician 378 376 384 403 471

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of January 1, 2019

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 114 Jefferson 36 Saratoga 143
Allegany 13 Kings 258 Schenectady 43
Bronx 44 Lewis 21 Schoharie 13
Broome 45 Livingston 37 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 39 Seneca 8
Cayuga 30 Monroe 197 Steuben 20
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 35
Chemung 22 Nassau 403 Suffolk 485
Chenango 21 New York 478 Sullivan 23
Clinton 27 Niagara 41 Tioga 34
Columbia 34 Oneida 72 Tompkins 200
Cortland 17 Onondaga 133 Ulster 70
Delaware 16 Ontario 58 Warren 29
Dutchess 146 Orange 115 Washington 41
Erie 272 Orleans 11 Wayne 30
Essex 15 Oswego 27 Westchester 294
Franklin 18 Otsego 35 Wyoming 39
Fulton 12 Putnam 63 Yates 18
Genesee 20 Queens 183 NYS TOTAL 4,896
Greene 15 Rensselaer 42 OTHER US 1,719
Hamilton 1 Richmond 85 NON-US 64
Herkimer 16 Rockland 56 TOTAL 6,679

* 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 61 Jefferson 15 Saratoga 105
Allegany 22 Kings 151 Schenectady 63
Bronx 80 Lewis 14 Schoharie 27
Broome 73 Livingston 44 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 44 Madison 53 Seneca 12
Cayuga 37 Monroe 299 Steuben 46
Chautauqua 25 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 74
Chemung 28 Nassau 306 Suffolk 508
Chenango 24 New York 106 Sullivan 26
Clinton 29 Niagara 107 Tioga 36
Columbia 20 Oneida 69 Tompkins 88
Cortland 31 Onondaga 153 Ulster 109
Delaware 45 Ontario 67 Warren 28
Dutchess 145 Orange 107 Washington 43
Erie 541 Orleans 33 Wayne 64
Essex 9 Oswego 55 Westchester 163
Franklin 16 Otsego 36 Wyoming 53
Fulton 16 Putnam 49 Yates 13
Genesee 54 Queens 264 NYS TOTAL 4,955
Greene 31 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 422
Hamilton 1 Richmond 39 NON-US 6
Herkimer 28 Rockland 49 TOTAL 5,383

** 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: January 15, 2019