Occupational Therapy Schools In Minnesota

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited occupational therapy schools in Minnesota. The trends in Minnesota'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:


Schools

  1. Anoka Technical College

    1355 W Hwy 10, Anoka, Minnesota 55303

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Northland Community and Technical College

    1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

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  4. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  5. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Minnesota 2,650
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Minnesota

2,510 2,710 2,580 2,460 2,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of occupational therapy is growing. 140 more occupational therapy professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. 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 Minnesota

$40,470 $42,407 $43,353 $43,900 $43,700
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Minnesota. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $40,470 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$31,177
25th percentile
$36,053
50th percentile
$43,233
75th percentile
$50,130
90th percentile
$58,507

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid occupational therapy professionals earning 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Minnesota state.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Clinical Psychology
$57,858
Forensic Psychology
$68,100
Occupational Therapy
$43,700
Organizational Psychology
$117,850
Psychology
$84,683
School Psychology
$63,610
Sociology
$69,260
Sports Psychology
$63,610

Occupational therapy professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited occupational therapy schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006, 103 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 190 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 84%. 38% of these graduates received a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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