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Occupational Therapy Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 2 accredited occupational therapy schools where occupational therapy faculty who teach occupational therapy classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of occupational therapy and occupational therapy training in Rhode Island, which includes occupational therapy training at the occupational therapy associates degree level.


  1. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Rhode Island 630
National 135,200

Approximately 0% of the country's occupational therapy professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Rhode Island

660 630 520 550 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, occupational therapy is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 30 less occupational therapy professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This is slower 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 Rhode Island

$47,805 $52,975 $59,840 $56,823 $56,463
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $47,805 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,463 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 15% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Rhode Island, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 89%

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Occupational therapy professionals in Rhode Island earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 34 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 34 students graduated.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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