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Occupational Therapy Aides

Perform occupational therapy tasks under the direction of an occupational therapy assistant.

Quick Facts


National Data
$18.63 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  21.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Implement therapeutic programs to improve patient functioning.
  • Communicate patient status to other health practitioners.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Prepare medical reports or documents.
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