Occupational Therapy Schools In Nebraska

In Nebraska, there are 3 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty 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 Nebraska, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  2. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  3. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Nebraska 810
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Nebraska

720 700 710 790 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of occupational therapy is growing. In Nebraska, 90 more occupational therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13%. This growth is slower 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 Nebraska

$39,713 $42,757 $52,275 $42,283 $45,943
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, 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 $39,713 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,943 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$30,920
25th percentile
$36,807
50th percentile
$45,163
75th percentile
$55,007
90th percentile
$64,377

Thus, occupational therapy professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 108% 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 Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Clinical Psychology
$50,020
Forensic Psychology
$60,215
Occupational Therapy
$45,943
Psychology
$60,215
School Psychology
$62,950
Sociology
$62,300
Sports Psychology
$62,950

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in Nebraska state is also increasing. In 2006, 32 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 90 students graduated.

Thus there was a 181% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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