Occupational Therapy Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, there is only one occupational therapy school where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy education in Tacoma, which includes occupational therapy training at the occupational therapy masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Occupational Therapy Employment

Tacoma 380
Washington 2,260

Of the 2,260 occupational therapy professionals employed in Washington State, 380 work in Tacoma. There has been a 23% growth in the number of occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma has increased, overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Occupational Therapy employment growth

2,200 2,090 2,110 2,190 2,260
310 270 270 360 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$50,515 $55,960 $63,610 $59,145 $57,750
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma has grown, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have also increased. Tacoma occupational therapy professionals made $57,750 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma made an average salary of $50,515 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$44,740
25th percentile
$49,420
50th percentile
$57,185
75th percentile
$67,045
90th percentile
$74,080

Tacoma occupational therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,185. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 66% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Occupational Therapy
$57,750
Clinical Psychology
$61,425
Sports Psychology
$72,970
School Psychology
$72,970
Psychology
$78,890
Forensic Psychology
$78,890

Tacoma occupational therapy professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Tacoma

1

Many of Tacoma's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited occupational therapy school in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Tacoma's occupational therapy school offers one occupational therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Tacoma

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
26
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total26

Approximately 26 students completed occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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