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Occupational Therapy Schools In Utah

There are 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Utah for faculty who teach occupational therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in occupational therapy in the state of Utah, which encompasses occupational therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

Utah 510
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In Utah

630 580 510 390 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, occupational therapy is a shrinking field. In Utah, 120 less occupational therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of occupational therapy has shrunk by 19% in Utah. This decline is faster than the national trend for occupational therapy professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of occupational therapy professionals working around the nation.

Occupational Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$42,677 $44,323 $43,780 $53,815 $45,870
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to occupational therapy professionals are increasing in Utah. The mean salary for occupational therapy professionals in 2006 was $42,677 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Utah

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This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of occupational therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid occupational therapy professionals earn 110% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Utah

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Utah, occupational therapy professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited occupational therapy schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 48 students graduated from occupational therapy courses in Utah. And in 2010, 52 students graduated.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of occupational therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 33% of these graduates received an associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Utah

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