Occupational Therapy in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Occupational Therapy Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Wyoming receive occupational therapy degrees every year. That means an estimated 20 occupational therapists graduate from Wyoming's 2 occupational therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

Casper College, which was ranked 80th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a occupational therapy program. It is located in Casper. 20 students graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from Casper College in 2010. Students at Casper College paid $1,848 per year in tuition fees.

Laramie County Community College, which is located in Cheyenne, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a occupational therapy program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Laramie County Community College was $2,472 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wyoming occupational therapy school, average tuition will be $2,160 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,848 per year to $2,472 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming occupational therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year

The following Wyoming occupational therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year

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

A large number of Wyoming occupational therapy graduates become occupational therapists. 200 occupational therapists were working in Wyoming in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming occupational therapists:

  1. Laramie County - 60 occupational therapists
  2. Big Horn County - 30 occupational therapists
  3. Lincoln County - 30 occupational therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of occupational therapists in the state of Wyoming will grow to 270. This would require a 26% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, occupational therapists earn $67,510 per year. In 2010, however, some Wyoming occupational therapists earned as little as less than $45,990 per year or as much as more than $101,720 per year. An occupational therapist in the following Wyoming counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Natrona County - $69,620 per year
  2. Laramie County - $69,100 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $68,750 per year

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

  1. Lincoln County - $65,950 per year
  2. Campbell County - $68,440 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $68,750 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in occupational therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
 

Curious what studying Occupational Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Occupational Therapists + 200 $67,510 17.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are occupational therapy related jobs in Wyoming