Occupational Therapy Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City has 2 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 Kansas City, and the future trends. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Occupational Therapy Employment

Kansas City 1,100
Missouri 3,420

Exactly 1,100 of the 3,420 occupational therapy professionals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. The number of occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Occupational Therapy employment growth

2,730 2,950 2,980 3,180 3,420
990 1,120 1,130 1,130 1,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$39,517 $41,997 $45,743 $47,137 $47,270
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

Salaries for occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,270 per year was earned by occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City. Four years earlier in 2006, occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $39,517 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$33,977
25th percentile
$39,870
50th percentile
$46,947
75th percentile
$54,850
90th percentile
$62,760

Occupational therapy professionals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $46,947. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 85%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,977 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Occupational Therapy
$47,270
Sociology
$53,990
Clinical Psychology
$57,755
School Psychology
$63,790
Sports Psychology
$63,790
Psychology
$74,470
Forensic Psychology
$74,470

Kansas City occupational therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Kansas City

2

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

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in occupational therapy offered by Kansas City's occupational therapy schools.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Kansas City

associate
15
bachelor
0
master
25
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total40

In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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