Occupational Therapy Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

The city of West Columbia has only one school where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The trends in West Columbia's occupational therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes occupational therapy training at the occupational therapy certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Occupational Therapy Employment

West Columbia 260
South Carolina 1,740

Exactly 260 of the 1,740 occupational therapy professionals employed in South Carolina, work in West Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Columbia, there has been a 18% growth in the number of occupational therapy professionals. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in West Columbia has increased, overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Occupational Therapy employment growth

1,770 1,740 1,510 1,670 1,740
220 270 280 290 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$58,040 $45,947 $59,065 $59,280 $62,005
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

In West Columbia, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 West Columbia occupational therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,005. Occupational therapy professionals in West Columbia made a yearly average salary of $58,040, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in West Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$45,875
25th percentile
$53,730
50th percentile
$63,005
75th percentile
$73,220
90th percentile
$80,965

Occupational therapy professionals in West Columbia make a median yearly salary of $63,005. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 76%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,875 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,965 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Clinical Psychology
$57,025
Occupational Therapy
$62,005
Sports Psychology
$69,800
School Psychology
$69,800
Psychology
$69,800
Forensic Psychology
$69,800
Sociology
$74,770

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in West Columbia

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There is only one accredited occupational therapy school in the city. Many of West Columbia's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of this school.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in occupational therapy offered by West Columbia's occupational therapy school.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In West Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students graduated from occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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