Occupational Therapy Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 6 accredited occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty who teach occupational therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  4. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  5. Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky

    309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017

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  6. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Kentucky 1,880
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Kentucky

1,420 1,450 1,360 1,780 1,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of occupational therapy is growing. In 2010 there were 460 more occupational therapy professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. This represents a 32% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Kentucky

$46,787 $48,150 $47,640 $50,490 $52,747
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $46,787 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,747 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Kentucky

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 84% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited occupational therapy schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006, 182 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 152 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 16%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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