Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Occupational Therapists (29-1122)

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 224 240 7.14 5 8 15
United States 133000 156800 0.0 3200 4900 10500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 42.06 27.56 34.08 41.48 49.55 58.98
Alaska 45.18 31.95 39.32 45.20 51.87 60.49
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.73 32.45 39.92 44.92 50.15 59.54
Balance of State 46.09 31.33 37.79 46.49 54.89 61.64

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.