Hazelwood has a general population of 26,206 and an overall student population of 929. Approximately 929 of Hazelwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Sanford-Brown College is the largest occupational therapy school in Hazelwood, based on student population. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Sanford-Brown College with credentials in occupational therapy.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with an occupational therapy degree in Hazelwood. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Hazelwood, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $9,806.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a occupational therapy program in Hazelwood.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Hazelwood, your job prospects are good. There were 2,260 occupational therapists working in Missouri and 1,200 working in the greater Hazelwood area in 2010. Hazelwood's occupational therapist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Hazelwood is $66,480 per year, which is lower than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.