There are currently an estimated 39,300 occupational therapist assistants in the United States. The occupational therapist assistant job market is expected to grow by 29.0% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are occupational therapist assistants?
CareerExplorer rates occupational therapist assistants with a B employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 18,600 occupational therapist assistants. That number is based on 11,400 additional occupational therapist assistants, and the retirement of 7,200 existing occupational therapist assistants.
What’s the supply of occupational therapist assistants?
The occupational therapist assistant industry is concentrated in Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Occupational Therapist Assistant job market by state
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