Michigan Occupational Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Occupational Therapists in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Battle Creek, Saginaw and Ann Arbor
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Holland, Lansing and Niles
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Warren, Holland and Detroit

Schools for Occupational Therapists in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Occupational Therapy Schools in Michigan

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Baker College - Ground
Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Flint, Muskegon, Owosso

Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available.

  • Programs: Pre-Occupational Therapy - Bachelor, Occupational Therapy - MOT (Master's), Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • 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

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alpena Community College Alpena Associate 2,058
Calvin College Grand Rapids Masters 4,224
Delta College University Center Associate 10,406
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Doctorate 22,837
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Grand Valley State University Allendale Doctorate 23,464
Macomb Community College Warren Associate 22,081
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Saginaw Valley State University University Center Masters 9,662
Wayne County Community College District Detroit Associate 20,504
Wayne State University Detroit Doctorate & First Professional 32,380
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Doctorate 24,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. 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


Ann Arbor 400 $67650 2.27
Battle Creek 120 $70330 2.7
Bay City 50 $67670 1.63
Flint 170 $72770 1.56
Grand Rapids 880 $68810 2.01
Wyoming 880 $68810 2.01
Jackson 130 $82730 2.67
Detroit 2010 $74460 1.28
Warren 2010 $74460 1.28
Dearborn 2010 $74460 1.28
Saginaw 140 $68090 1.97
Lansing 240 $68370 1.41
East Lansing 240 $68370 1.41
Kalamazoo 180 $66820 1.6
Portage 180 $66820 1.6
Midland 50 $68570 1.69
Muskegon 70 $62540 1.38
Niles 40 $72910 0.74
Benton Harbor 40 $72910 0.74
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