Occupational Therapy in Delaware

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Schools Offering Occupational Therapy Programs in Delaware


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Delaware students graduate with degrees in occupational therapy. In other words, every year an estimated 18 occupational therapists graduate from Delaware's 2 occupational therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Delaware with a occupational therapy program is Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, which is located in Georgetown. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens' occupational therapy program. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens charged in-state students $2,942 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Delaware with a occupational therapy program is Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington, which is located in Newark. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington graduated 9 students from its occupational therapy program. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington charged in-state students $2,942 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Delaware's occupational therapy schools ranges from $2,942 per year to $2,942 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,942 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Delaware occupational therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington - located in Newark, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

The occupational therapy schools in Delaware that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington - located in Newark, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

An occupational therapy degree from a Delaware school... what next?

Most people who graduate from occupational therapy school in Delaware go on to work as an occupational therapist. Delaware had 340 occupational therapists in 2010. The largest populations of Delaware occupational therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. New Castle County - 290 occupational therapists
  2. Sussex County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Delaware will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 410 occupational therapists working in Delaware.

Salary

An occupational therapist in Delaware earns $69,800 per year on average. But, salaries for occupational therapists can vary. In 2010, occupational therapists made as little as less than $44,150 per year or as much as more than $99,320 per year in Delaware. An occupational therapist in the following Delaware counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. New Castle County - $73,500 per year
  2. Sussex County - $56,850 per year

An occupational therapist in the following counties in Delaware make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Sussex County - $56,850 per year
  2. New Castle County - $73,500 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Delaware statistics regarding a career in occupational therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as clinical psychology or occupational therapy.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Delaware

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,465 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington Newark DE 9.27065 n/a 7,294
5,443 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens Georgetown DE 11.5377 n/a 4,617
 

Curious what studying Occupational Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Delaware

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Occupational Therapy Aides + n/a $26,120
2
Occupational Therapists + 340 $69,800 -24.4%
3
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 70 $56,140
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are occupational therapy related jobs in Delaware