Occupational Therapy Schools In North Dakota

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in North Dakota. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in North Dakota, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. North Dakota State College of Science

    800 N 6th St, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

North Dakota 440
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In North Dakota

430 290 280 400 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, occupational therapy is a growing field. 10 more occupational therapy professionals were working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Dakota, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This is slower 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 North Dakota

$45,095 $44,070 $46,120 $47,875 $48,615
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in North Dakota. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $45,095 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,615 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in North Dakota

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Thus, there was a 7% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In North Dakota state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In North Dakota, 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 North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in North Dakota is increasing. In 2006, 52 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 80 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota by 54%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an master's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of occupational therapy faculty in North Dakota, growth in the field of occupational therapy academia and faculty salaries in North Dakota. 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 anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future occupational therapy faculty in North Dakota. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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