Occupational Therapy Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 8 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in Mississippi, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  3. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  4. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  5. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  6. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  8. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Mississippi 1,100
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Mississippi

890 1,030 1,240 1,070 1,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of occupational therapy is growing. There were 210 more occupational therapy professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 24%. This growth is faster 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 Mississippi

$43,237 $45,977 $45,973 $46,143 $48,740
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are growing in Mississippi. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,237 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,740 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$28,880
25th percentile
$37,980
50th percentile
$48,090
75th percentile
$57,190
90th percentile
$76,047

Thus, occupational therapy professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Mississippi state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 163% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Clinical Psychology
$51,267
Forensic Psychology
$56,885
Occupational Therapy
$48,740
Psychology
$56,885
School Psychology
$45,000
Sociology
$60,960
Sports Psychology
$45,000

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited occupational therapy schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006, 76 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 70 students graduated.

This represents a 8% decrease in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 89% of these graduates received a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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

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