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 July 1, 2019

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 117 Jefferson 35 Saratoga 145
Allegany 14 Kings 265 Schenectady 43
Bronx 42 Lewis 21 Schoharie 12
Broome 48 Livingston 38 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 17 Madison 37 Seneca 9
Cayuga 26 Monroe 206 Steuben 18
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 21 St. Lawrence 33
Chemung 26 Nassau 408 Suffolk 496
Chenango 21 New York 495 Sullivan 25
Clinton 27 Niagara 41 Tioga 35
Columbia 33 Oneida 76 Tompkins 206
Cortland 17 Onondaga 135 Ulster 69
Delaware 17 Ontario 62 Warren 30
Dutchess 149 Orange 118 Washington 46
Erie 279 Orleans 11 Wayne 30
Essex 13 Oswego 29 Westchester 308
Franklin 19 Otsego 35 Wyoming 41
Fulton 13 Putnam 65 Yates 17
Genesee 20 Queens 187 NYS TOTAL 5,007
Greene 16 Rensselaer 42 OTHER US 1,760
Hamilton 1 Richmond 87 NON-US 70
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 60 Jefferson 44 Saratoga 103
Allegany 21 Kings 148 Schenectady 62
Bronx 79 Lewis 14 Schoharie 28
Broome 70 Livingston 48 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 47 Madison 50 Seneca 14
Cayuga 35 Monroe 305 Steuben 42
Chautauqua 25 Montgomery 31 St. Lawrence 71
Chemung 25 Nassau 304 Suffolk 492
Chenango 23 New York 109 Sullivan 25
Clinton 27 Niagara 114 Tioga 34
Columbia 20 Oneida 71 Tompkins 88
Cortland 29 Onondaga 154 Ulster 111
Delaware 47 Ontario 64 Warren 27
Dutchess 154 Orange 111 Washington 45
Erie 543 Orleans 30 Wayne 61
Essex 10 Oswego 55 Westchester 156
Franklin 17 Otsego 37 Wyoming 51
Fulton 16 Putnam 53 Yates 13
Genesee 53 Queens 268 NYS TOTAL 4,943
Greene 31 Rensselaer 57 OTHER US 439
Hamilton 1 Richmond 40 NON-US 5
Herkimer 27 Rockland 48 TOTAL 5,387

** 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 11, 2019