Occupational Therapy Schools In Massachusetts

There are 11 accredited occupational therapy schools in Massachusetts for faculty who teach occupational therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Massachusetts' 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:


Schools

  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  3. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  5. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  6. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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  7. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  8. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  9. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  10. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Massachusetts 6,060
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Massachusetts

5,200 5,320 5,590 5,500 6,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, occupational therapy is a growing field. There were 860 more occupational therapy professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% 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 Massachusetts

$43,577 $47,107 $50,847 $53,370 $53,580
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
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 Massachusetts. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,577 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,580 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$36,910
25th percentile
$43,243
50th percentile
$51,807
75th percentile
$65,073
90th percentile
$74,350

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 101% 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 Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Clinical Psychology
$61,928
Forensic Psychology
$77,910
Occupational Therapy
$53,580
Organizational Psychology
$88,080
Psychology
$81,300
School Psychology
$75,050
Sociology
$69,680
Sports Psychology
$75,050

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts

associate
4
bachelor
4
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited occupational therapy schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 195 graduates in 2006. And there were 291 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 49% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. 37% of these graduates received a master's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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The number of occupational therapy faculty, growth in the field of occupational therapy academia and occupational therapy faculty salaries in Massachusetts, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching occupational therapy courses to students at the certificate in occupational therapy, associates degree in occupational therapy, bachelors degree in occupational therapy, masters degree in occupational therapy, and doctoral degree in occupational therapy levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future occupational therapy faculty in Massachusetts. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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