Louisiana Occupational Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Occupational Therapists in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Alexandria and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Lafayette and Monroe
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Lake Charles and Lafayette

Schools for Occupational Therapists in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Occupational Therapy Schools in Louisiana

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  • Programs: MS in Psychology - Addictions
  • Degrees: Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate

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  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master
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More Louisiana Occupational Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Dillard University New Orleans Bachelor 956
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 2,234
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Shreveport Doctorate & First Professional 800
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Occupational Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Alexandria 80 $76140 1.58
Baton Rouge 380 $82680 1.18
Hammond 60 $70060 1.73
Lafayette 90 $70680 0.52
Lake Charles 70 $81150 0.92
Monroe 80 $83530 1.33
New Orleans 340 $74150 0.73
Metairie 340 $74150 0.73
Shreveport 120 $76950 0.77
Bossier City 120 $76950 0.77
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