Fall River has a total population of 91,938 and a student population of 9,601. Of these students, 8,767 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Bristol Community College is the largest occupational therapy school in Fall River, based on student population. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Bristol Community College with credentials in occupational therapy.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy from occupational therapy schools in Fall River in 2010. In 2009 tuition at occupational therapy schools in Fall River was $3,578 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Fall River, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,100 occupational therapists in Massachusetts, 520 were working in the greater Fall River area. Fall River'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 Fall River is $72,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for occupational therapists.