Salary Information for Occupational Therapy Assistants

Looking for a great job in an in-demand medical field? One that’s in-demand, on-the-rise, and will give you a sense of satisfaction as you help people reclaim their lives? Then a job as an occupational therapy assistant could be right for you!

Occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) help patients recover, develop, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. From physical injuries to developmental disorders, they help patients with all sorts of everyday struggles to regain the ability to live an independent and satisfactory life.

Occupational therapy assistants make an average of $54,000 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And this in-demand field is massively on the rise! OTA jobs are expected to grow by a massive 40% between 2014 and 2024, according to the BLS.

At Goodwin University, our OTA program teaches a variety of therapeutic modalities and activities as methods of treatment through hands-on clinical learning and vocational training. Here, all Occupational Therapy Assistant courses are offered during the evenings and on weekends for added flexibility.

Get a jumpstart on your career as an occupational therapy assistant today. Learn more about becoming an OTA in CT today!

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