Occupational Therapy Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there are 8 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in Indiana, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

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  2. University of Indianapolis

    1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227-3697

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  3. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

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  4. Brown Mackie College-Merrillville

    1000 E 80th Place, Suite 205M, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

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  5. Brown Mackie College-South Bend

    3454 Douglas Rd., South Bend, Indiana 46635

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  6. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

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  7. Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne

    3000 E.Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

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  8. Brown Mackie College-Indianapolis

    1200 N Meridian St, Ste 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Indiana 3,440
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Indiana

3,170 3,250 3,270 3,280 3,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is growing in Indiana. There were 270 more occupational therapy professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Indiana, this field has grown by 9% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for occupational therapy professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of occupational therapy professionals working around the nation.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$42,453 $44,520 $48,213 $49,100 $50,660
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Indiana. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $42,453 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,660 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
$34,707
25th percentile
$42,147
50th percentile
$50,420
75th percentile
$58,613
90th percentile
$67,193

Thus, there was a 16% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 94% 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 Indiana.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Indiana

Clinical Psychology
$60,158
Forensic Psychology
$73,910
Occupational Therapy
$50,660
Psychology
$73,910
School Psychology
$67,610
Sociology
$66,040
Sports Psychology
$67,610

In Indiana, 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 Indiana

associate
6
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited occupational therapy schools in Indiana state is also increasing. In 2006, 228 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Indiana. And in 2010, 271 students graduated.

Thus there was a 19% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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The number of occupational therapy faculty, growth in the field of occupational therapy academia and occupational therapy faculty salaries in Indiana, 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, bachelors 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 Indiana. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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