With an overall population of 55,977 and a student population of 576, approximately 420 of Concord students attend one of Concord's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is the largest occupational therapy school in Concord, based on student population. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences with credentials in occupational therapy.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy from occupational therapy schools in Concord in 2010. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Concord, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $9,950.
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 Concord.
Many occupational therapy graduates choose to work as occupational therapists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Concord, your job prospects are good. There were 2,720 occupational therapists working in North Carolina and 480 working in the greater Concord area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of occupational therapists is expected to increase by 19% in Concord. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
As an occupational therapist in Concord, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for occupational therapists in the state.