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Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Physician Assistant 1,342 1,574 1,665 1,583 1, 726

Geographic Distribution*

Physician Assistant*** as of January 1, 2024

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 381 Jefferson 98 Saratoga 295
Allegany 19 Kings 1419 Schenectady 140
Bronx 319 Lewis 13 Schoharie 11
Broome 138 Livingston 52 Schuyler 9
Cattaraugus 37 Madison 60 Seneca 7
Cayuga 29 Monroe 991 Steuben 49
Chautauqua 78 Montgomery 25 St. Lawrence 80
Chemung 53 Nassau 2526 Suffolk 2034
Chenango 6 New York 1310 Sullivan 24
Clinton 55 Niagara 137 Tioga 25
Columbia 33 Oneida 134 Tompkins 71
Cortland 26 Onondaga 596 Ulster 86
Delaware 19 Ontario 127 Warren 84
Dutchess 248 Orange 231 Washington 16
Erie 1245 Orleans 13 Wayne 64
Essex 29 Oswego 41 Westchester 792
Franklin 30 Otsego 87 Wyoming 22
Fulton 17 Putnam 63 Yates 7
Genesee 25 Queens 1695 NYS TOTAL 17274
Greene 28 Rensselaer 124 OTHER US 5428
Hamilton 2 Richmond 584 NON-US 23
Herkimer 15 Rockland 300 TOTAL 22725

* 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.

** Displaying both full and three-year limited licenses.

*** Physician assistants and registered specialist assistants practice only under the supervision of licensed physicians.