Occupational Therapy Schools In South Carolina

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited occupational therapy schools in South Carolina. The trends in South Carolina'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:

  • Occupational Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Occupational Therapy


Schools

  1. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  2. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  3. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  4. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  5. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

South Carolina 1,740
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In South Carolina

1,770 1,740 1,510 1,670 1,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, occupational therapy is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 30 less occupational therapy professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline 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 South Carolina

$39,873 $40,573 $42,067 $43,800 $44,483
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by occupational therapy professionals is increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $39,873 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,483 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$27,893
25th percentile
$34,163
50th percentile
$44,777
75th percentile
$54,220
90th percentile
$62,500

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 124% pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Clinical Psychology
$58,372
Forensic Psychology
$71,890
Occupational Therapy
$44,483
Organizational Psychology
$66,960
Psychology
$70,247
School Psychology
$62,170
Sociology
$57,460
Sports Psychology
$62,170

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited occupational therapy schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 27 graduates in 2006. And there were 45 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 67%. A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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