Occupational Therapy Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there is only one accredited school where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Oregon's occupational therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Oregon 1,050
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Oregon

990 1,010 1,050 1,010 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, occupational therapy is a growing field. 60 more occupational therapy professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 6% in four years. This growth is slower 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 Oregon

$51,190 $53,645 $55,360 $59,505 $61,160
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $51,190 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$48,080
25th percentile
$55,685
50th percentile
$62,535
75th percentile
$69,215
90th percentile
$74,500

Thus, there was a 16% growth in occupational therapy professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Oregon, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 55%

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Oregon

Clinical Psychology
$66,272
Forensic Psychology
$80,065
Occupational Therapy
$61,160
Psychology
$80,065
School Psychology
$67,740
Sociology
$81,150
Sports Psychology
$67,740

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the only accredited occupational therapy school in Oregon is increasing. In 2006 there were 24 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 36 graduates.

This represents a 50% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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