Occupational Therapy Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

In Fort Lauderdale, there are 2 occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Fort Lauderdale, and the future trends. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Occupational Therapy Employment

Fort Lauderdale 490
Florida 7,740

Exactly 490 of the 7,740 occupational therapy professionals employed in Florida, work in Fort Lauderdale. There has been a 35% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale has decreased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Occupational Therapy employment growth

6,410 5,990 6,250 7,110 7,740
750 870 600 490 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$61,885 $64,785 $66,275 $68,070 $72,725
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale has shrunk, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. Fort Lauderdale occupational therapy professionals made $72,725 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale was $61,885 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Fort Lauderdale

10th percentile
$55,835
25th percentile
$62,730
50th percentile
$70,540
75th percentile
$79,585
90th percentile
$99,560

Fort Lauderdale occupational therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,540. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $55,835 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 78% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

Clinical Psychology
$46,723
Psychology
$55,250
Forensic Psychology
$55,250
Occupational Therapy
$72,725

Fort Lauderdale occupational therapy professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Fort Lauderdale

2

Many of Fort Lauderdale's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Fort Lauderdale's occupational therapy schools offer 3 occupational therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Fort Lauderdale

associate
214
bachelor
0
master
37
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total255

In 2010 approximately 255 students graduated from occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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The number of occupational therapy faculty, growth in the field of occupational therapy academia and occupational therapy faculty salaries in Fort Lauderdale, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching occupational therapy courses to students at the associates degree in occupational therapy, masters degree in occupational therapy, and doctoral degree in occupational therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of occupational therapy in Fort Lauderdale. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.

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