Occupational Therapists

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Occupation Description

Occupational therapists evaluate, plot, establish, and partake in rehabilitative programs that help build or reestablish occupational, homemaking, and living skills, as well as overall independence, to individuals with disabilities or developmental delays.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

105540

Job Openings By 2020

57100

Growth Rate

33.5%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Occupational Therapy
Masters in Psychology

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth