License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Veterinarian 424 391 399 427 378
Veterinary Technician 384 403 471 391 304

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees

As of January 1, 2021

Veterinarian*

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 110 Jefferson 32 Saratoga 158
Allegany 13 Kings 271 Schenectady 45
Bronx 40 Lewis 20 Schoharie 14
Broome 46 Livingston 40 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 37 Seneca 8
Cayuga 28 Monroe 208 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 30
Chemung 23 Nassau 430 Suffolk 515
Chenango 21 New York 481 Sullivan 25
Clinton 28 Niagara 46 Tioga 35
Columbia 32 Oneida 74 Tompkins 209
Cortland 18 Onondaga 141 Ulster 70
Delaware 19 Ontario 63 Warren 30
Dutchess 162 Orange 114 Washington 39
Erie 290 Orleans 12 Wayne 29
Essex 14 Oswego 26 Westchester 311
Franklin 19 Otsego 33 Wyoming 40
Fulton 15 Putnam 61 Yates 16
Genesee 23 Queens 196 NYS TOTAL 5,090
Greene 17 Rensselaer 46 OTHER US 1,810
Hamilton 1 Richmond 88 NON-US 69
Herkimer 16 Rockland 59 TOTAL 6,969

* 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 73 Jefferson 56 Saratoga 111
Allegany 21 Kings 160 Schenectady 67
Bronx 86 Lewis 14 Schoharie 26
Broome 76 Livingston 50 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 53 Madison 48 Seneca 14
Cayuga 34 Monroe 326 Steuben 43
Chautauqua 29 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 66
Chemung 29 Nassau 296 Suffolk 510
Chenango 24 New York 96 Sullivan 26
Clinton 24 Niagara 122 Tioga 40
Columbia 19 Oneida 78 Tompkins 89
Cortland 34 Onondaga 166 Ulster 110
Delaware 41 Ontario 67 Warren 28
Dutchess 175 Orange 137 Washington 40
Erie 561 Orleans 34 Wayne 71
Essex 9 Oswego 65 Westchester 162
Franklin 18 Otsego 40 Wyoming 53
Fulton 16 Putnam 52 Yates 11
Genesee 53 Queens 290 NYS TOTAL 5,194
Greene 33 Rensselaer 62 OTHER US 496
Hamilton 1 Richmond 44 NON-US 5
Herkimer 30 Rockland 46 TOTAL 5,695

** 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 5, 2021