Pennsylvania Occupational Therapists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Occupational Therapists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton, Altoona and Reading
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Erie, Harrisburg and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Reading, Harrisburg and Philadelphia

Schools for Occupational Therapists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Occupational Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania

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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

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  • Programs: Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown Masters 2,360
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Misericordia University Dallas Doctorate 2,355
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Reading Bachelor 2,824
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois Dubois Bachelor 897
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto Bachelor 1,204
Philadelphia University Philadelphia Doctorate 3,349
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 2,924
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 2,969

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

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


Altoona 110 $73440 2.29
Harrisburg 330 $77760 1.25
Carlisle 330 $77760 1.25
Bloomsburg 60 $73890 1.63
Berwick 60 $73890 1.63
Johnstown 50 $70180 1
Chambersburg 60 $89180 1.16
Waynesboro 60 $89180 1.16
Erie 140 $80600 1.32
Pittsburgh 1570 $67910 1.67
Reading 160 $81280 1.1
Lancaster 170 $84940 0.88
Lebanon 80 $79530 1.95
Scranton 470 $67600 2.21
Wilkes 470 $67600 2.21
Barre 470 $67600 2.21
Hazleton 470 $67600 2.21
Williamsport 30 $78240 0.74
York 220 $89010 1.49
Hanover 220 $89010 1.49
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