Occupational Therapy Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 17 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Texas, and the future trends in occupational therapy training at the following levels:

  • Occupational Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • PhD degree in Occupational Therapy


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  3. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  4. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  5. Laredo Community College

    West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395

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  6. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  7. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  8. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  9. Panola College

    1109 W Panola St, Carthage, Texas 75633

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  10. St. Philip's College

    1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

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  11. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  12. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  13. The University of Texas Medical Branch

    301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129

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  14. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  15. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  16. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430

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  17. South Texas College

    3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Texas 9,780
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 7% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Texas

7,310 8,150 9,710 10,460 9,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of occupational therapy is growing. There were 2,470 more occupational therapy professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 34% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of occupational therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$45,380 $49,590 $49,670 $54,747 $56,330
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in Texas. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $45,380 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$35,130
25th percentile
$43,100
50th percentile
$52,850
75th percentile
$64,373
90th percentile
$82,747

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 136% 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 Texas.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Texas

Clinical Psychology
$58,468
Forensic Psychology
$73,485
Occupational Therapy
$56,330
Organizational Psychology
$84,250
Psychology
$77,073
School Psychology
$64,510
Sociology
$71,305
Sports Psychology
$64,510

In Texas, 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 Texas

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited occupational therapy schools in Texas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 302 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 391 graduates.

This represents a 29% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. 55% of these graduates received a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Texas

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