Occupational Therapy Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

The city of Springfield has 3 schools where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Occupational Therapy Employment

Springfield 530
Massachusetts 6,060

Exactly 530 of the 6,060 occupational therapy professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Springfield. There has been a 15% growth in the number of occupational therapy professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Occupational Therapy employment growth

5,200 5,320 5,590 5,500 6,060
460 420 430 470 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$42,990 $52,040 $52,595 $52,007 $53,853
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,853 per year was earned by occupational therapy professionals in Springfield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for occupational therapy professionals in Springfield was $42,990 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$34,210
25th percentile
$41,850
50th percentile
$56,150
75th percentile
$65,290
90th percentile
$72,283

Occupational therapy professionals make a median salary of $56,150 per year in Springfield. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,210 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,283 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Springfield

Occupational Therapy
$53,853
Clinical Psychology
$65,743
Sociology
$67,830
Psychology
$85,870
Forensic Psychology
$85,870
Sports Psychology
$90,440
School Psychology
$90,440

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Springfield

3

Many of Springfield's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in occupational therapy offered by Springfield's occupational therapy schools.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Springfield

associate
5
bachelor
11
master
38
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total54

Approximately 54 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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