Occupational Therapy Schools In New Mexico

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in New Mexico. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in New Mexico, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque

    10500 Cooper Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

New Mexico 760
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In New Mexico

1,040 780 710 690 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is shrinking in New Mexico. 280 less occupational therapy professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 27% decline in the field. This decline 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 New Mexico

$37,170 $41,063 $47,993 $50,553 $50,997
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in New Mexico. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,170 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,997 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$28,810
25th percentile
$39,457
50th percentile
$51,293
75th percentile
$60,713
90th percentile
$72,787

Thus, there was a 27% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 153% 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 New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Clinical Psychology
$59,603
Forensic Psychology
$66,480
Occupational Therapy
$50,997
Organizational Psychology
$0
Psychology
$44,320
School Psychology
$58,650
Sociology
$61,930
Sports Psychology
$58,650

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 52 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 42 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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