Occupational Therapy Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

There is only one occupational therapy school in Hickory for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy education in Hickory, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Occupational Therapy Employment

Hickory 110
North Carolina 3,650

Exactly 110 of North Carolina's 3,650 occupational therapy professionals work in Hickory. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hickory, there has been a 21% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in Hickory has decreased, overall employment in Hickory has also decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Occupational Therapy employment growth

3,020 3,320 3,690 3,810 3,650
140 170 150 120 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$51,875 $54,655 $56,315 $56,480 $56,770
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

In Hickory, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 occupational therapy professionals in Hickory reportedly earned an average salary of $56,770 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, occupational therapy professionals in Hickory made an average salary of $51,875 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Hickory

10th percentile
$41,105
25th percentile
$48,075
50th percentile
$56,320
75th percentile
$65,760
90th percentile
$75,265

Occupational therapy professionals in Hickory earn a median salary of $56,320 per year. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,105 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 83% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Hickory

Clinical Psychology
$51,500
Occupational Therapy
$56,770
Sports Psychology
$61,140
School Psychology
$61,140
Psychology
$61,140
Forensic Psychology
$61,140

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Hickory

1

Many of Hickory's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited occupational therapy school in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Hickory

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Hickory

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total33

Approximately 33 students completed occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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