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Occupational Therapy Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has only one school where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the city of Boston, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Occupational Therapy Employment

Boston 2,750
Massachusetts 6,060

Of the 6,060 occupational therapy professionals employed in Massachusetts, 2,750 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of occupational therapy professionals in Boston has grown by 18%. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Occupational Therapy employment growth

5,200 5,320 5,590 5,500 6,060
2,340 2,370 2,500 2,380 2,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$45,327 $48,000 $50,977 $54,027 $53,590
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,590 per year was earned by occupational therapy professionals in Boston. Occupational therapy professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $45,327, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Occupational therapy professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $50,707 per year. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,593 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Boston

Occupational Therapy
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Organizational Psychology

On average occupational therapy professional salaries in Boston are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Boston


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

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's occupational therapy schools offer 2 occupational therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 47 students graduated from occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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