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Occupational Therapy Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 2 occupational therapy schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy education in New Orleans, which includes occupational therapy training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Occupational Therapy Employment

New Orleans 280
Louisiana 1,650

Exactly 280 of Louisiana's 1,650 occupational therapy professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 12% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals. As the employment for occupational therapy professionals in New Orleans has decreased, overall employment in New Orleans has increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Occupational Therapy employment growth

1,600 1,650 1,580 1,560 1,650
320 330 350 280 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$59,795 $62,860 $65,730 $61,550 $69,810
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in New Orleans has shrunk, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 occupational therapy professionals in New Orleans reportedly earned an average salary of $69,810 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for occupational therapy professionals in New Orleans was $59,795 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in New Orleans

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

New Orleans occupational therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,870. The difference in pay between the occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,030 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $97,490 per year.

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

Clinical Psychology
Occupational Therapy
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' occupational therapy professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in occupational therapy offered by New Orleans' occupational therapy schools.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In New Orleans


Approximately 47 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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