Occupational Therapy Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 3 accredited occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty who teach occupational therapy classes 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 Maryland, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:

  • Occupational Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  3. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Maryland 2,920
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Maryland

2,290 2,450 2,450 2,640 2,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a growing field in Maryland. In 2010 there were 630 more occupational therapy professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 28%. 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 Maryland

$50,447 $38,740 $54,557 $55,230 $56,143
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are growing in Maryland. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,447 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,143 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$37,403
25th percentile
$45,197
50th percentile
$54,893
75th percentile
$66,707
90th percentile
$79,453

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 112%

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Maryland

Clinical Psychology
$64,848
Forensic Psychology
$87,175
Occupational Therapy
$56,143
Organizational Psychology
$0
Psychology
$58,117
School Psychology
$76,790
Sociology
$80,150
Sports Psychology
$76,790

In Maryland, 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 Maryland

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 82 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 114 graduates.

This represents a 39% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. 33% of these graduates received a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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