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The Job Outlook for Occupational Therapy

This is a great time to be an occupational therapy practitioner. Don't just take our words for it. It has been consistently ranks high as one of the top jobs, and recession-proof job:

U.S. News & World Report, June 2017:
Ranking of the 19 Best Jobs for Community College Graduates: Occupational Therapy Assistant is No. 1

U.S. News & World Report, January 2017:
Ranking of the 100 Best Jobs for 2017: Occupational Therapy Assistant is No. 12 and Occupational Therapist is No. 23
Ranking of the Best Health Care Jobs for 2017: Occupational Therapist is No. 18

Glassdoor, January 2017:
50 Best Jobs in America for 2017: Occupational Therapist is No. 12

MSN Money, January 2017:
The 25 Best Jobs in America Right Now

Forbes, January 2017:
The 10 Best Jobs to Apply for in 2017

The Toledo Blade, January 2017:
10 High-Paying Jobs Where You can Help People

U.S. News & World Report, January 2016:

Ranking of the Best Health Care Jobs: Occupational Therapist is No. 17

Ranking of the Best Health Care Support Jobs: Occupational Therapy Assistant is No. 1

TIME magazine, January 2016:
These 12 Jobs Will Grow 30% by 2024

NPR/WNYC.org, January 2016:

WMAQ-TV NBC 5, January 2016:

Career Alley, December 2015:

MSN Money, December 2015:

AOL, December 2015:

CNN Money, January 2015:

The Examiner, December 2014:

U.S. News & World Report, January 2014:

eHow, January 2014:



Career Alley, December 2013:
5 Hot Careers in Health Care

CareerCast, December 2013
The 12 Best Health Care Jobs of 2013 (OT is No. 3)

Reuters, December 2013
The Best Jobs in Health Care in 2014

CNN Money
, November, 2013:
Best Jobs in America (OT is No. 34)

Newsweek, October 2013:
Occupational Therapy: A Growing Health Care Profession

About.com, July 2013:
Career Profile: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Health Callings, April 2013:
Where are all the male OTs?

CBS Chicago, February, 2013:
10 Jobs with a high starting salary

CNN Money, Jan, 2013
A job with 2% unemployment

AOTA Resources for Students: Your Career in Occupational Therapy: Workforce Trends in Occupational Therapy