With an overall population of 19,307 and a student population of 4,847, approximately 4,597 of Madisonville students attend one of Madisonville's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
The largest occupational therapy school in Madisonville, by student population, is Madisonville Community College. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Madisonville Community College with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree in Madisonville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Madisonville after graduating from occupational therapy school, you should know that job prospects for occupational therapists in Madisonville, which is the most popular occupational therapy profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,130 occupational therapists in Kentucky, 60 were working in the greater Madisonville area. Madisonville's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Madisonville is $71,170 per year, which is lower than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.