License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Veterinarian 506 427 382 414 424
Veterinary Technician 334 377 378 376 384

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of July 1, 2017

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 113 Jefferson 32 Saratoga 135
Allegany 16 Kings 234 Schenectady 42
Bronx 46 Lewis 18 Schoharie 12
Broome 44 Livingston 39 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 16 Madison 38 Seneca 7
Cayuga 29 Monroe 193 Steuben 20
Chautauqua 36 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 40
Chemung 25 Nassau 384 Suffolk 484
Chenango 24 New York 479 Sullivan 23
Clinton 26 Niagara 46 Tioga 33
Columbia 35 Oneida 81 Tompkins 202
Cortland 17 Onondaga 135 Ulster 71
Delaware 19 Ontario 55 Warren 30
Dutchess 133 Orange 115 Washington 39
Erie 257 Orleans 11 Wayne 31
Essex 16 Oswego 28 Westchester 307
Franklin 17 Otsego 31 Wyoming 34
Fulton 7 Putnam 61 Yates 20
Genesee 22 Queens 181 NYS TOTAL 4,824
Greene 12 Rensselaer 37 OTHER US 1,718
Hamilton 0 Richmond 84 NON-US 73
Herkimer 16 Rockland 58 TOTAL 6,615

* 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 47 Saratoga 100
Allegany 17 Kings 134 Schenectady 59
Bronx 74 Lewis 16 Schoharie 23
Broome 74 Livingston 38 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 39 Madison 48 Seneca 10
Cayuga 36 Monroe 280 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 20 Montgomery 22 St. Lawrence 64
Chemung 28 Nassau 279 Suffolk 474
Chenango 25 New York 102 Sullivan 25
Clinton 19 Niagara 97 Tioga 35
Columbia 17 Oneida 62 Tompkins 87
Cortland 28 Onondaga 142 Ulster 98
Delaware 42 Ontario 63 Warren 25
Dutchess 128 Orange 100 Washington 36
Erie 513 Orleans 30 Wayne 60
Essex 9 Oswego 55 Westchester 146
Franklin 19 Otsego 35 Wyoming 48
Fulton 12 Putnam 44 Yates 9
Genesee 55 Queens 240 NYS TOTAL 4,587
Greene 24 Rensselaer 54 OTHER US 396
Hamilton 1 Richmond 39 NON-US 8
Herkimer 32 Rockland 43 TOTAL 4,991

** 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 18, 2017