Occupational Therapy Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 4 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the state of Kansas, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Brown Mackie College-Kansas City

    9705 Lenexa Dr., Lenexa, Kansas 66215

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Kansas 1,200
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kansas.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Kansas

1,220 1,320 1,260 1,380 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a shrinking field in Kansas. 20 less occupational therapy professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% 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 Kansas

$42,277 $45,253 $47,833 $51,057 $51,863
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Kansas. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $42,277 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,863 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Kansas

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, occupational therapy professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Kansas state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 95% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Kansas

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Kansas, occupational therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas


As the number of occupational therapy professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in Kansas state is increasing. In 2006 there were 21 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 78 graduates.

This represents a 271% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. 60% of these graduates received a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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