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Occupational Therapy Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 3 accredited occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty who teach occupational therapy classes can find employment. The trends in New Jersey'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 masters degree level.


  1. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

New Jersey 3,760
National 135,200

Approximately 3% of the country's occupational therapy professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In New Jersey

3,670 3,170 3,300 3,480 3,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is growing in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 90 more occupational therapy professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of occupational therapy has grown by 2% in New Jersey. This growth is slower 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 New Jersey

$47,207 $51,117 $53,717 $56,077 $57,233
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are growing in New Jersey. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $47,207 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,233 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 96% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006 there were 43 occupational therapy graduates from occupational therapy courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 67 graduates.

Thus there was a 56% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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