Occupational Therapy Schools In Missouri

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited occupational therapy schools in Missouri. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the state of Missouri, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084

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  2. Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  3. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

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  4. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

    3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2429

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  7. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  8. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  9. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. State Fair Community College

    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199

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  11. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. St Charles Community College

    4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975

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  13. Sanford-Brown College in Hazelwood

    75 Village Square, Hazelwood, Missouri 63042

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  14. Brown Mackie College-St Louis

    #2 Soccer Park Rd, Fenton, Missouri 63026

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Missouri 3,420
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Missouri

2,730 2,950 2,980 3,180 3,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is growing in Missouri. 690 more occupational therapy professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for occupational therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$41,140 $43,133 $44,040 $46,140 $49,503
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,140 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $49,503 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$35,570
25th percentile
$41,027
50th percentile
$48,690
75th percentile
$58,637
90th percentile
$66,810

Thus, there was a 17% growth in occupational therapy professionals' 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 Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Missouri

Clinical Psychology
$54,430
Forensic Psychology
$70,620
Occupational Therapy
$49,503
Organizational Psychology
$0
Psychology
$47,080
School Psychology
$64,990
Sociology
$49,880
Sports Psychology
$64,990

In Missouri, 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 Missouri

associate
8
bachelor
2
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total17

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited occupational therapy schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In Missouri, there were 206 graduates in 2006. And there were 326 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

This represents a 58% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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