Occupational Therapy Schools In Washington State

Occupational Therapy classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in Washington State. The trends in Washington State'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:


Schools

  1. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  4. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Washington State 2,260
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Washington State

2,200 2,090 2,110 2,190 2,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of occupational therapy is growing. In 2010 there were 60 more occupational therapy professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 3%. This growth is slower 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 Washington State

$43,147 $46,220 $48,777 $51,743 $53,393
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $43,147 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,393 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$37,970
25th percentile
$42,910
50th percentile
$51,913
75th percentile
$64,573
90th percentile
$71,847

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid occupational therapy professionals earning 89% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Washington State

Clinical Psychology
$59,422
Forensic Psychology
$75,695
Occupational Therapy
$53,393
Psychology
$75,695
School Psychology
$73,140
Sociology
$62,645
Sports Psychology
$73,140

In Washington State, 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 Washington State

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited occupational therapy schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 73 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 103 graduates.

Thus there was a 41% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with an master's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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