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Occupational Therapy Assistants

Help patients recover the skills they need for daily working or living.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$25.18 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  19.2%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist patients with daily activities.
  • Implement therapeutic programs to improve patient functioning.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Prepare medical reports or documents.
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Job Title Examples:

Behavior Specialist
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

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