License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Veterinarian 427 382 414 424 391
Veterinary Technician 377 378 376 384 403

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of January 1, 2018

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 109 Jefferson 37 Saratoga 138
Allegany 15 Kings 244 Schenectady 43
Bronx 42 Lewis 18 Schoharie 12
Broome 45 Livingston 36 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 38 Seneca 7
Cayuga 29 Monroe 195 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 25 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 39
Chemung 25 Nassau 382 Suffolk 482
Chenango 20 New York 479 Sullivan 23
Clinton 26 Niagara 44 Tioga 35
Columbia 35 Oneida 75 Tompkins 198
Cortland 18 Onondaga 133 Ulster 69
Delaware 17 Ontario 55 Warren 30
Dutchess 131 Orange 118 Washington 39
Erie 263 Orleans 12 Wayne 31
Essex 17 Oswego 29 Westchester 309
Franklin 18 Otsego 34 Wyoming 36
Fulton 7 Putnam 62 Yates 20
Genesee 21 Queens 188 NYS TOTAL 4,835
Greene 13 Rensselaer 40 OTHER US 1,683
Hamilton 0 Richmond 80 NON-US 65
Herkimer 16 Rockland 59 TOTAL 6,583

* 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 46 Saratoga 101
Allegany 18 Kings 138 Schenectady 58
Bronx 77 Lewis 13 Schoharie 23
Broome 74 Livingston 43 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 41 Madison 50 Seneca 9
Cayuga 38 Monroe 290 Steuben 41
Chautauqua 22 Montgomery 27 St. Lawrence 71
Chemung 29 Nassau 286 Suffolk 483
Chenango 23 New York 103 Sullivan 27
Clinton 26 Niagara 103 Tioga 31
Columbia 18 Oneida 65 Tompkins 89
Cortland 29 Onondaga 147 Ulster 94
Delaware 43 Ontario 63 Warren 24
Dutchess 135 Orange 104 Washington 35
Erie 526 Orleans 32 Wayne 62
Essex 9 Oswego 55 Westchester 148
Franklin 19 Otsego 36 Wyoming 49
Fulton 14 Putnam 43 Yates 12
Genesee 54 Queens 245 NYS TOTAL 4,706
Greene 25 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 390
Hamilton 1 Richmond 38 NON-US 9
Herkimer 32 Rockland 46 TOTAL 5,105

** 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: February 13, 2018