There are currently an estimated 19,200 art therapists in the United States. The art therapist job market is expected to grow by 6.8% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are art therapists?

What’s the supply of art therapists?

The art therapist industry is concentrated in New York, California, Pennsylvania

Art Therapist job market by state

State Name Employed Art Therapists
New York 1,590
California 1,520
Pennsylvania 1,340
Illinois 1,050
Texas 960
Massachusetts 870
Missouri 640
Michigan 610
Florida 610
Minnesota 520
Georgia 470
Connecticut 450
Ohio 450
North Carolina 450
New Jersey 430
Wisconsin 420
Virginia 400
Kansas 390
Utah 390
Indiana 340
Maryland 330
Louisiana 320
Washington 260
Nebraska 240
Oklahoma 230
Tennessee 210
South Carolina 200
Mississippi 200
Iowa 170
District of Columbia 160
Alabama 130
Oregon 130
Kentucky 120
Colorado 120
Puerto Rico 110
Nevada 100
New Hampshire 100
North Dakota 80
Idaho 80
Delaware 80
New Mexico 70
Hawaii 70
Arkansas 60
Maine 60
Rhode Island 50
Vermont 40
Montana 40
Wyoming 40
South Dakota 40