Occupational Therapy Aides

4.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
30%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
21.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$30,180
or $14.51 hourly
VOLUME
5,630
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 30% (Start worrying)

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

The number of 'Occupational Therapy Aides' job openings is expected to rise 21.4% by 2030
'Occupational Therapy Aides' 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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Occupational Therapy Aides' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Occupational Therapy Aides' was $30,180, or $14.51 hourly
'Occupational Therapy Aides' are paid 28.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 5,630 people employed as Occupational Therapy Aides.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Under close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing patient and treatment room.

SOC Code: 31-2012.00

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