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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Chicago and Rockford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Bloomington and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Rockford

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Champaign, Chicago and Peoria

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More Illinois Occupational Therapy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Doctorate
29,120
Chicago
Associates
10,155
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Champaign
Associates
7,569
Godfrey
Associates
7,272
Crystal Lake
Associates
6,371
University Park
Doctorate
5,819
Springfield
Associates
5,744
Carterville
Associates
4,424
South Holland
Associates
3,703
Centralia
Associates
3,665
Chicago
Doctorate
3,578
Downers Grove
Doctorate
2,914
Lebanon
Doctorate
2,902
Chicago
Doctorate
2,503
Ina
Associates
2,489
Ullin
Associates
1,824
Harrisburg
Associates
1,820

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Kankakee50 $81,470
Peoria130 $85,680
Rockford130 $72,480
Springfield60 $84,360
Carbondale-Marion60 $71,720
Champaign-Urbana70 $74,520
Bloomington50 $75,790

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