Occupational Therapy Schools In Connecticut

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited occupational therapy schools in Connecticut. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  2. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  3. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  4. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  5. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  6. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Connecticut 2,310
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Connecticut

2,430 2,090 2,180 2,150 2,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a shrinking field in Connecticut. In 2010 there were 120 less occupational therapy professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of occupational therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$47,597 $50,323 $52,883 $56,247 $59,720
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in Connecticut. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,597 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,720 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$41,270
25th percentile
$49,273
50th percentile
$60,120
75th percentile
$69,513
90th percentile
$80,290

This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 95% pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Clinical Psychology
$64,218
Forensic Psychology
$81,810
Occupational Therapy
$59,720
Psychology
$81,810
School Psychology
$74,790
Sociology
$68,350
Sports Psychology
$74,790

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited occupational therapy schools in Connecticut state is increasing. In 2006 there were 67 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 99 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 48%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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