Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

7.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
11%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
13.9%
by 2031
WAGES
$85,570
or $41.14 hourly
VOLUME
127,830
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 11% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 13.9% by 2031
'Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists' was $85,570, or $41.14 hourly
'Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists' are paid 87.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as low vision therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, and vision rehabilitation therapists?

As of 2021 there were 127,830 people employed as Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists.

Job description

Provide therapy to patients with visual impairments to improve their functioning in daily life activities. May train patients in activities such as computer use, communication skills, or home management skills.

SOC Code: 29-1122.01

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