Occupational Therapy in Maine

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Schools Offering Occupational Therapy Programs in Maine


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maine receive occupational therapy degrees every year. Thus, Maine's 4 occupational therapy schools put out approximately 65 occupational therapists each year.

Top Schools

University of Southern Maine, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a occupational therapy program. It is located in Portland. 15 students graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from University of Southern Maine in 2010. Students at University of Southern Maine paid $8,538 per year in tuition fees.

Husson University, which was ranked 50th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a occupational therapy program. It is located in Bangor. In 2010, Husson University graduated 9 students from its occupational therapy program. Tuition at Husson University was $13,450 per year.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a occupational therapy program is University of New England. University of New England, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Biddeford. 29 students graduated with degree in occupational therapy from University of New England in 2010. Tuition at University of New England was $29,330 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine occupational therapy school, average tuition will be $13,611 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,124 per year to $29,330 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine occupational therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year
  3. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year

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

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  3. Husson University - located in Bangor, students are charged $13,450 per year

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

Most people who graduate from occupational therapy school in Maine go on to work as an occupational therapist. If you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Maine, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 830 Maine occupational therapists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maine occupational therapists:

  1. Cumberland County - 590 occupational therapists
  2. Aroostook County - 90 occupational therapists
  3. Penobscot County - 90 occupational therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Maine will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 730 occupational therapists working in Maine.

Salary

An occupational therapist in Maine earns $62,750 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. occupational therapists in Maine had varying salaries from $32,870 to $88,550 per year in 2010. An occupational therapist in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Androscoggin County - $65,350 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $63,210 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $61,310 per year

On average, occupational therapists earns the least in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $59,720 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $61,310 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $63,210 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in occupational therapy in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as clinical psychology or occupational therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,197 miles from location Husson University Bangor ME 50.4991 48% 2,881
5,231 miles from location Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield ME 15.6908 n/a 2,298
 

Curious what studying Occupational Therapy gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Occupational Therapists + 830 $62,750 38.3%
2
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 150 $43,100 114.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are occupational therapy related jobs in Maine