Occupational Therapy Schools In Pennsylvania

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited occupational therapy schools in Pennsylvania. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  3. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  4. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

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  5. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  6. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  7. Kaplan Career Institute-ICM Campus

    10-14 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

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  8. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

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  9. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  10. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  11. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

    Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, Pennsylvania 19610-1016

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  12. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois

    One College Place, Dubois, Pennsylvania 15801-2597

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  13. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

    One Campus Dr, Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237-9700

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  14. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  15. University of the Sciences

    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

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  16. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

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  17. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  18. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  19. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Thomas Jefferson University

    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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  21. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Pennsylvania 8,250
National 135,200

Approximately 6% of the country's occupational therapy professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Pennsylvania

7,370 8,140 8,130 8,480 8,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Occupational Therapy is a growing field in Pennsylvania. There were 880 more occupational therapy professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has grown by 12% in four years. 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 Pennsylvania

$43,243 $43,770 $45,683 $47,963 $49,690
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $43,243 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$32,670
25th percentile
$39,237
50th percentile
$48,093
75th percentile
$59,770
90th percentile
$71,880

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Clinical Psychology
$58,615
Forensic Psychology
$74,875
Occupational Therapy
$49,690
Organizational Psychology
$94,670
Psychology
$81,473
School Psychology
$66,570
Sociology
$81,000
Sports Psychology
$66,570

In Pennsylvania, occupational therapy professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
5
master
13
doctor
4
Certificate
2
Total32

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited occupational therapy schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 396 graduates in 2006. And there were 575 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 45%. 41% of these graduates received an master's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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