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Occupational Therapy Schools In Nevada

There are 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in Nevada for faculty who teach occupational therapy classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in Nevada, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Nevada State College

    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Touro University Nevada

    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Nevada 890
National 135,200

Of all of the occupational therapy professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Nevada

460 870 830 860 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, occupational therapy is a growing field. There were 430 more occupational therapy professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of occupational therapy has grown by 93% in Nevada. This is faster than the trend for occupational therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of occupational therapy professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$67,050 $46,407 $55,500 $68,270 $57,690
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are decreasing in Nevada. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $67,050 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Nevada

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90th percentile

This represents a 16% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid occupational therapy professionals earning 190% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Nevada

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006, 3 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 26 students graduated.

This represents a 767% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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