Occupational Therapy Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 2 accredited occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty who teach occupational therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in occupational therapy training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy


Schools

  1. Midwestern University in Glendale

    19555 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85308

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  2. Brown Mackie College-Phoenix

    13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190, Phoenix, Arizona 85029

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Arizona 1,770
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Arizona

1,500 1,510 1,970 1,960 1,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a growing field in Arizona. In Arizona, 270 more occupational therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 18%. This is faster than the trend for occupational therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$39,547 $43,680 $44,173 $47,400 $48,077
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $39,547 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,077 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$25,287
25th percentile
$37,000
50th percentile
$48,540
75th percentile
$59,863
90th percentile
$71,030

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 181%

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Arizona

Clinical Psychology
$62,088
Forensic Psychology
$82,410
Occupational Therapy
$48,077
Psychology
$82,410
School Psychology
$62,510
Sociology
$75,720
Sports Psychology
$62,510

In Arizona, occupational therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Arizona state is also increasing. In Arizona, there were 19 graduates in 2006. And there were 20 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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