Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant Careers

Occupational Therapy Assistants work in a wide variety of settings including homes, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, community centers, out-patient facilities, schools, and nursing homes.


Graduates can expect job prospects to be very good. The field is expected to grow 30% through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. The figures are based on the continued rise in individuals with disabilities or limited function and a growing elderly population that is vulnerable to chronic and debilitating conditions requiring therapeutic services.

Starting Wages: $38,000 - $48,00 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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