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Occupational Therapy Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

There is only one occupational therapy school in Durham for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Durham, and the future trends. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the occupational therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Occupational Therapy Employment

Durham 310
North Carolina 3,650

Of the 3,650 occupational therapy professionals employed in North Carolina, 310 work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 6% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals. Overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Occupational Therapy employment growth

3,020 3,320 3,690 3,810 3,650
330 400 390 370 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$50,300 $53,465 $57,535 $57,660 $59,565
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Durham has shrunk, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Durham occupational therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $59,565. The average salary for occupational therapy professionals in Durham was $50,300 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Durham

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

Occupational therapy professionals in Durham earn a median salary of $59,560 per year. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 64%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Durham

Clinical Psychology
Occupational Therapy
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Durham


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

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Durham


Durham's occupational therapy school offers one occupational therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Durham


Approximately 9 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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