Winter Haven has a general population of 26,487 and an overall student population of 10,042. Approximately 9,437 of Winter Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Of the 1 occupational therapy schools in Winter Haven, the largest occupational therapy school, by student population, is Polk State College. In 2010, Polk State College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree from one of Winter Haven's occupational therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,585 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Winter Haven after graduating from occupational therapy school, you should know that job prospects for occupational therapists in Winter Haven, which is the most popular occupational therapy profession, are good. There were 6,100 occupational therapists working in Florida and 80 working in the greater Winter Haven area in 2010. The government projects that the number of occupational therapists in Winter Haven will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
As an occupational therapist in Winter Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for occupational therapists in the state.