Bradenton has a total population of 49,504 and a student population of 13,686. Of these students, 11,746 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Bradenton, by student population, is State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota with credentials in occupational therapy.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Bradenton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at occupational therapy schools in Bradenton was $2,640 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for occupational therapy related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Bradenton after graduating from occupational therapy school, you should know that job prospects for occupational therapists in Bradenton, which is the most popular occupational therapy profession, are good. In 2010, there were 6,100 occupational therapists in Florida. Of these occupational therapists, 280 were working in the greater Bradenton area. Bradenton's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Bradenton is $65,410 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for occupational therapists.