License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Veterinarian 414 424 391 399 427
Veterinary Technician 376 384 403 471 391

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of July 1, 2020

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 112 Jefferson 35 Saratoga 152
Allegany 12 Kings 275 Schenectady 45
Bronx 40 Lewis 20 Schoharie 13
Broome 49 Livingston 36 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 17 Madison 35 Seneca 8
Cayuga 26 Monroe 206 Steuben 18
Chautauqua 33 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 31
Chemung 26 Nassau 419 Suffolk 512
Chenango 22 New York 492 Sullivan 24
Clinton 27 Niagara 45 Tioga 37
Columbia 32 Oneida 75 Tompkins 210
Cortland 18 Onondaga 147 Ulster 69
Delaware 18 Ontario 63 Warren 30
Dutchess 156 Orange 116 Washington 43
Erie 280 Orleans 12 Wayne 29
Essex 14 Oswego 26 Westchester 314
Franklin 19 Otsego 33 Wyoming 40
Fulton 15 Putnam 63 Yates 17
Genesee 25 Queens 192 NYS TOTAL 5,072
Greene 16 Rensselaer 45 OTHER US 1,800
Hamilton 1 Richmond 87 NON-US 74
Herkimer 16 Rockland 56 TOTAL 6,946

* 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 67 Jefferson 50 Saratoga 105
Allegany 18 Kings 165 Schenectady 65
Bronx 86 Lewis 15 Schoharie 27
Broome 71 Livingston 49 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 49 Madison 49 Seneca 14
Cayuga 35 Monroe 311 Steuben 42
Chautauqua 27 Montgomery 31 St. Lawrence 64
Chemung 29 Nassau 296 Suffolk 507
Chenango 25 New York 98 Sullivan 26
Clinton 25 Niagara 118 Tioga 39
Columbia 20 Oneida 77 Tompkins 89
Cortland 33 Onondaga 157 Ulster 110
Delaware 44 Ontario 67 Warren 27
Dutchess 166 Orange 126 Washington 43
Erie 554 Orleans 30 Wayne 70
Essex 7 Oswego 60 Westchester 163
Franklin 16 Otsego 36 Wyoming 51
Fulton 16 Putnam 54 Yates 12
Genesee 55 Queens 285 NYS TOTAL 5,090
Greene 34 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 447
Hamilton 1 Richmond 44 NON-US 5
Herkimer 28 Rockland 48 TOTAL 5,542

** 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: July 20, 2020