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 January 1, 2020

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 116 Jefferson 35 Saratoga 145
Allegany 12 Kings 268 Schenectady 43
Bronx 40 Lewis 20 Schoharie 12
Broome 48 Livingston 39 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 35 Seneca 8
Cayuga 27 Monroe 206 Steuben 18
Chautauqua 34 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 29
Chemung 27 Nassau 416 Suffolk 499
Chenango 21 New York 489 Sullivan 25
Clinton 27 Niagara 43 Tioga 38
Columbia 32 Oneida 76 Tompkins 199
Cortland 17 Onondaga 140 Ulster 69
Delaware 17 Ontario 63 Warren 30
Dutchess 148 Orange 118 Washington 45
Erie 278 Orleans 10 Wayne 31
Essex 13 Oswego 29 Westchester 309
Franklin 19 Otsego 34 Wyoming 42
Fulton 13 Putnam 65 Yates 16
Genesee 21 Queens 189 NYS TOTAL 5,009
Greene 16 Rensselaer 41 OTHER US 1,754
Hamilton 1 Richmond 88 NON-US 74
Herkimer 16 Rockland 57 TOTAL 6,837

* 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 66 Jefferson 49 Saratoga 107
Allegany 21 Kings 159 Schenectady 65
Bronx 81 Lewis 14 Schoharie 27
Broome 70 Livingston 50 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 50 Madison 51 Seneca 14
Cayuga 34 Monroe 318 Steuben 43
Chautauqua 26 Montgomery 32 St. Lawrence 70
Chemung 30 Nassau 299 Suffolk 509
Chenango 25 New York 104 Sullivan 26
Clinton 25 Niagara 123 Tioga 42
Columbia 22 Oneida 77 Tompkins 91
Cortland 33 Onondaga 161 Ulster 114
Delaware 46 Ontario 67 Warren 29
Dutchess 165 Orange 123 Washington 45
Erie 547 Orleans 29 Wayne 38
Essex 9 Oswego 58 Westchester 166
Franklin 16 Otsego 38 Wyoming 53
Fulton 16 Putnam 53 Yates 13
Genesee 55 Queens 280 NYS TOTAL 5,124
Greene 35 Rensselaer 59 OTHER US 447
Hamilton 1 Richmond 42 NON-US 5
Herkimer 28 Rockland 49 TOTAL 5,576

** 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 14, 2020