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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

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More Louisiana 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
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Monroe
Doctorate
9,038
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
New Orleans
Doctorate
2,758
Pineville
Masters
1,093
Shreveport
Doctorate
874

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. 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
Baton Rouge580 $85,620
AlexandriaN/A $
Lafayette100 $85,920
Lake Charles110 $77,780
Monroe80 $100,670
New Orleans-Metairie370 $72,240
Shreveport-Bossier City170 $87,930
Hammond50 $103,860
Houma-Thibodaux40 $68,290

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