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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wichita Falls, San Angelo and Abilene
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Killeen, Beaumont and Longview
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Dallas, Houston and San Antonio

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: El Paso, Laredo and Sherman

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  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Management
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Grand Prairie
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  • Physical Therapy Technician Certificate
  • Students participate in an externship program with partnered organizations, where they can get real-world experience.
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and offers a 20% military discount for students who qualify.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • 6 campuses located in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas, with online programs available in Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
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  • Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health
  • A collegiate university that balances the personal attention of a liberal arts college with the academic vitality and broad opportunities of a research university.
  • Founded in 1834, its 340 acre campus is located in Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Ranked #23 in National Universities in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges from U.S. News and World Report.
  • Its student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 58.6% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Its stated mission is “to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity.”
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  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Christian Ministry
  • Does psychology interest you? See if Grand Canyon University could be a good fit for your journey in discovering the human mind!
  • GCU offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in either General Psychology or Industrial & Organizational Psychology.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at GCU provides a job focused education, blending the study of traditional humanities in a modern context.
  • GCU offers a variety of learning options, including: traditional degree programs offered at our main campus, online degrees, or evening classes meeting once a week at various locations.
  • Founded in 1949, GCU is a regionally accredited, private Christian university and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation.
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  • MS in Psychology - Addictions

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  • Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Master of Science in Health Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Clinical Leadership Certificate

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More Texas Occupational Therapy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Austin
Associate
33,508
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Houston
Associate
43,518
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Laredo
Associate
7,831
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Carthage
Associate
1,891
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
2,616
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
2,868
Galveston
Doctorate
2,422
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock 480 $76,910
Abilene 70 $93,190
Amarillo 80 $86,780
Beaumont-Port Arthur 60 $109,680
Brownsville-Harlingen 150 $104,400
College Station-Bryan 30 $107,680
Corpus Christi 160 $81,640
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 3570 $100,010
El Paso 280 $96,900
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 1810 $90,720
San Antonio-New Braunfels 930 $103,850
Laredo 90 $88,690
Longview 50 $105,980
Lubbock 130 $110,710
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 150 $118,380
Midland 30 $99,250
Killeen-Temple 100 $88,180
Sherman-Denison 40 $93,620
Tyler 130 $100,140
Waco 70 $110,220
Wichita Falls 60 $99,460

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