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Occupational Therapy Schools
In Los Angeles, California

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


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Occupational Therapy Employment

Los Angeles 3,190
California 10,950

Of the 10,950 occupational therapy professionals employed in California, 3,190 work in Los Angeles. There has been a 47% growth in the number of occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles has increased, overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Occupational Therapy employment growth

9,620 9,770 9,700 10,210 10,950
2,170 2,480 2,580 2,650 3,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$48,520 $52,607 $54,683 $55,853 $56,990
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles has grown, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have also increased. In 2010 Los Angeles occupational therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,990. Four years earlier in 2006, occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $48,520 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Los Angeles

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

Occupational therapy professionals make a median salary of $58,453 per year in Los Angeles. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Occupational Therapy
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Los Angeles


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

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Los Angeles


Los Angeles' occupational therapy schools offer 3 occupational therapy degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 157 students completed occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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