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Occupational Therapy Schools In West Virginia

In West Virginia, there are 3 accredited schools where occupational therapy classes faculty can find employment. The trends in West Virginia'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 following levels:


  1. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

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  3. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Occupational Therapy Employment

West Virginia 640
National 135,200

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

Employment Growth for Occupational therapy professionals In West Virginia

740 720 500 540 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of occupational therapy professionals is shrinking in West Virginia. There were 100 less occupational therapy professionals working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 West Virginia

$42,860 $43,860 $46,453 $57,505 $49,223
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of occupational therapy professionals is declining, the salaries earned by occupational therapy professionals are increasing. In 2006 occupational therapy professionals made a mean salary of $42,860 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,223 per year.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in West Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 110% pay differential between the highest paid occupational therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of occupational therapy in West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Occupational Therapy
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia


As the number of occupational therapy professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited occupational therapy schools in West Virginia state is increasing. In West Virginia, there were 50 graduates in 2006. And there were 65 graduates from occupational therapy courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 30% percent increase in the number of occupational therapy school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a associate's degree in occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of occupational therapy faculty in West Virginia, growth in the field of occupational therapy academia and occupational therapy faculty salaries in West Virginia. If you are involved in teaching occupational therapy courses to students at the associates degree in occupational therapy, and masters degree in occupational therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of occupational therapy in West Virginia. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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