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GOBankingRates Logo By Charlene Oldham of GOBankingRates | Slide 3 of 16: Expected growth 2016-2026: 28.9 percentOccupational therapy assistants work with occupational therapists to help patients develop, recover, maintain and sharpen the skills needed for living and working. Assistants need an associate degree from an accredited OT assistant program and their practice is state regulated.The median annual pay for occupational therapy assistants was $59,010 in May 2016, according to the BLS. The relatively modest educational requirements could make this an attractive option for people considering a career switch.

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Expected growth 2016-2026: 28.9 percent

Occupational therapy assistants work with occupational therapists to help patients develop, recover, maintain and sharpen the skills needed for living and working. Assistants need an associate degree from an accredited OT assistant program and their practice is state regulated.

The median annual pay for occupational therapy assistants was $59,010 in May 2016, according to the BLS. The relatively modest educational requirements could make this an attractive option for people considering a career switch.

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