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Occupational Therapists

Instruct patients on practices and equipment that can make daily living and working easier.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$42.02 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  17.5%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
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Job Title Examples:

Assistive Technology Trainer
Industrial Rehabilitation Consultant
Staff Therapist

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