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Occupational Therapists

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Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays.


  • Employment is expected to grow much faster than average, and job opportunities should be good, especially for therapists treating the elderly.
  • Occupational therapists are regulated in all 50 States; requirements vary by State.
  • Occupational therapists are increasingly taking on supervisory roles, allowing assistants and aides to work more closely with clients under the guidance of a therapist.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $73,820/yr ($36.91/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Masters