Occupational Therapy Assistants
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 8% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Occupational Therapy Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 25.4% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Occupational Therapy Assistants' was $64,250, or $30.89 per hour
'Occupational Therapy Assistants' were paid 38.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 43,810 people employed as Occupational Therapy Assistants within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Occupational Therapy Assistants.
Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with state laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.
SOC Code: 31-2011.00
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