Occupational Therapy Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 4 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Louisiana's occupational therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy


Schools

  1. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  3. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  4. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Louisiana 1,650
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Louisiana

1,600 1,650 1,580 1,560 1,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a growing field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 50 more occupational therapy professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of occupational therapy has grown by 3% in Louisiana. This growth 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 Louisiana

$44,550 $45,943 $48,373 $50,267 $51,613
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in Louisiana. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $44,550 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,613 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$32,450
25th percentile
$39,423
50th percentile
$49,163
75th percentile
$62,610
90th percentile
$78,217

Thus, there was a 14% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 141% 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 Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Clinical Psychology
$54,918
Forensic Psychology
$76,015
Occupational Therapy
$51,613
Psychology
$76,015
School Psychology
$73,080
Sociology
$61,250
Sports Psychology
$73,080

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in Louisiana state is also increasing. In Louisiana, there were 79 graduates in 2006. And there were 88 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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