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Occupational Therapists

in Massachusetts

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
291122  Occupational Therapists 4,691 5,554 863 18.40 % 177 86 91 Master's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,410  73 % 4,090  74 % 680  20 % $87,780
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,220  26 % 1,680  30 % 460  38 % $91,070
Hospitals    1,070  23 % 1,230  22 % 160  16 % $86,620
Educational Services    890  19 % 1,030  19 % 140  16 % $74,770
Educational Services    890  19 % 1,030  19 % 140  16 % $74,770
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    660  14 % 640  12 % -20  -3 % $90,190
Social Assistance    470  10 % 540  10 % 70  15 % $74,780
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    180  4 % 180  3 % 0  -1 % $84,750
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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