Muskegon has a total population of 40,105 and a student population of 11,438. Of these students, 6,132 are enrolled in schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Of the 1 occupational therapy schools in Muskegon, the largest occupational therapy school, by student population, is Baker College of Muskegon. In 2010, Baker College of Muskegon graduated approximately 11 students from its occupational therapy program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy in Muskegon in 2010. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Muskegon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $7,020.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,865 per year, on average, for room and board at Muskegon-based occupational therapy schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,620.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Muskegon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,290 occupational therapists in Michigan, 90 were working in the greater Muskegon area. The number of occupational therapists in Muskegon is expected to increase by 23% 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 Muskegon is $65,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for occupational therapists.