Occupational Therapy Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, there is only one occupational therapy school where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the city of Columbia, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Occupational Therapy Employment

Columbia 100
Missouri 3,420

Exactly 100 of Missouri's 3,420 occupational therapy professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of occupational therapy professionals in Columbia has grown by 11%. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Occupational Therapy employment growth

2,730 2,950 2,980 3,180 3,420
90 80 80 90 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$55,210 $55,620 $60,650 $62,750 $62,910
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have also increased. Columbia occupational therapy professionals made $62,910 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for occupational therapy professionals in Columbia was $55,210 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$46,850
25th percentile
$52,360
50th percentile
$62,850
75th percentile
$74,240
90th percentile
$82,770

Occupational therapy professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $62,850 per year. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 77%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Columbia

School Psychology
$58,900
Psychology
$58,900
Clinical Psychology
$58,900
Forensic Psychology
$58,900
Sports Psychology
$58,900
Occupational Therapy
$62,910

On average occupational therapy professional salaries in Columbia are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Columbia

1

There is only one accredited occupational therapy school in the city. Many of Columbia's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Columbia's occupational therapy schools offer 2 occupational therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
21
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total44

In 2010 approximately 44 students completed occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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