ABOUT THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROFESSION

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U.S. News & World Report rates Occupational Therapy
as the 7th best health care career!
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The Profession

 

therapist applying a splint on patientAccording to the BLS, employment is expected to grow 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, and the median annual wage of occupational therapists is $75,400 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $50,500 and top 10 percent earned more than $107,070.

 

CAREER INFORMATION

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Texas Occupational Therapy Association

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.

The Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners