With an overall population of 735,617 and a student population of 58,660, approximately 28,877 of Jacksonville students attend one of Jacksonville's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Jacksonville, by student population, is Florida State College at Jacksonville. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Occupational Therapy program at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Jacksonville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,553.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
Many occupational therapy graduates choose to work as occupational therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jacksonville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 occupational therapists in Florida were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Jacksonville will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
As an occupational therapist in Jacksonville, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,960 per year. This is higher than the average salary for occupational therapists in the state.