Occupational Therapy Aide

Code: 31-2012.00

Also known as: Certified Occupational Rehabilitation Aide (CORA), Direct Service Professional (DSP), Direct Support Professional (DSP), Occupational Rehabilitation Aide, Occupational Therapist Aide (OT Aide), Occupational Therapy Aide (OT Aide), Rehabilitation Aide (Rehab Aide), Rehabilitation Services Aide, Restorative Aide

Description: An Occupational Therapy Aide works with physicians and occupational therapists to help patients recover and improve the skills needed for daily activities. Although Therapy Assistants are directly involved in a patient's therapy, an Aide usually only provides support activities. Occupational Therapy Aides usually have at least a high school degree and learn on the job.

Occupational Therapy Aide

Typical wages

10% $20,010
25% $23,130
Median $30,180
75% $39,120
90% $58,800
10% $9.62
25% $11.12
Median $14.51
75% $18.81
90% $28.27

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,000