Occupational Therapy Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 4 schools where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's occupational therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • PhD degree in Occupational Therapy


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Employment

Philadelphia 2,430
Pennsylvania 8,250

Of the 8,250 occupational therapy professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,430 work in Philadelphia. There has been a 10% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy employment growth

7,370 8,140 8,130 8,480 8,250
2,710 2,770 2,660 2,580 2,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$46,457 $46,007 $48,327 $51,527 $51,273
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,273 per year was earned by occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia. The average salary for occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia was $46,457 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$33,603
25th percentile
$40,693
50th percentile
$49,877
75th percentile
$62,060
90th percentile
$71,897

Occupational therapy professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $49,877. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,603 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,897 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Occupational Therapy
$51,273
Clinical Psychology
$61,310
Sports Psychology
$71,880
School Psychology
$71,880
Psychology
$80,315
Forensic Psychology
$80,315
Sociology
$81,810

Occupational therapy professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Philadelphia

4

There are 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in occupational therapy offered by Philadelphia's occupational therapy schools.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
123
doctor
18
Certificate
0
Total160

In 2010 approximately 160 students completed occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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