Occupational Therapy Schools In Oklahoma

There are 8 accredited occupational therapy schools in Oklahoma for faculty who teach occupational therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the state of Oklahoma, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Southern Nazarene University

    6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008

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  2. Murray State College

    One Murray Campus, Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

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  3. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

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  4. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  5. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

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  6. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

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  7. High Plains Technology Center

    3921 34th St, Woodward, Oklahoma 73801

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  8. Caddo Kiowa Technology Center

    100 Career Tech Road, Fort Cobb, Oklahoma 73038-0190

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Oklahoma 1,820
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Oklahoma

1,550 660 2,070 2,060 1,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is growing in Oklahoma. In 2010 there were 270 more occupational therapy professionals working in Oklahoma than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. 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 Oklahoma

$41,200 $34,735 $25,323 $41,433 $48,063
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oklahoma, 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 $41,200 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,063 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$21,907
25th percentile
$30,940
50th percentile
$47,617
75th percentile
$61,807
90th percentile
$79,403

Thus, there was a 14% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid occupational therapy professionals earning 262% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oklahoma state.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Clinical Psychology
$52,838
Forensic Psychology
$66,640
Occupational Therapy
$48,063
Psychology
$66,640
School Psychology
$55,190
Sports Psychology
$55,190

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited occupational therapy schools in Oklahoma state is also increasing. In Oklahoma, there were 65 graduates in 2006. And there were 93 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 43% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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