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Occupational Therapy Schools In Delaware

There are 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Delaware for faculty who teach occupational therapy classes to choose from. The trends in Delaware'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 occupational therapy associates degree level.


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

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  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Delaware 410
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Delaware

690 340 300 390 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, occupational therapy is a shrinking field. 280 less occupational therapy professionals were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Delaware, this field has shrunk by 41% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for occupational therapy professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of occupational therapy professionals working around the nation.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$45,860 $53,725 $56,085 $61,975 $50,687
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. Occupational therapy professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,860 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,687 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Delaware

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Thus, occupational therapy professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Delaware state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 78% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Delaware

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Delaware, 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 Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Delaware is increasing. In 2006 there were 12 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 18 graduates.

This represents a 50% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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