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Occupational Therapy Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there is only one accredited school 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 Washington DC, and the future trends in occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Washington DC 190
National 135,200

Approximately 0% of the country's occupational therapy professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Washington DC

460 490 80 190 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of occupational therapy is shrinking. In 2010 there were 270 less occupational therapy professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. This represents a 59% decline in the field. This decline 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 Washington DC

$38,033 $41,523 $48,945 $77,810 $59,010
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $38,033 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,010 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Washington DC

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25th percentile
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This represents a 36% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 82% 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 Washington DC.

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

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

Occupational therapy professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


The number of students graduating from the only accredited occupational therapy school in Washington DC is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 6 graduates in 2006. And there were 18 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 200%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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