Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted that there is very little chance of this occupation being replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Occupational Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 13.9% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Occupational Therapists' was $93,180, or $44.79 per hour
'Occupational Therapists' were paid 101.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 134,980 people employed as Occupational 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 Occupational Therapists.
Assess, plan, and organize 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. Use therapeutic techniques, adapt the individual's environment, teach skills, and modify specific tasks that present barriers to the individual.
SOC Code: 29-1122.00
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