Occupational Therapy Assistants

Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Quick Facts: Occupational Therapy Assistants
2014 Median Pay
$57,870 per year / $27.82 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education
Associate's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
None
On-the-job Training
None
Number of Jobs, 2014
33,000
Job Outlook, 2014-24
42.7%
Employment Change, 2014-24
14,100

Median annual wages, May 2014

Percent change in employment, projected 2014-24

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