Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs in Alabama

If a career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant strongly appeals to you then you will be happy to know that OTA’s earn one of the highest salary levels compared to other healthcare assisting careers. Additionally job opportunities for OTA’s is projected to grow by 31.5% over the coming years.

In order to become a Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) in Alabama you must have graduated from an accredited OTA Program.  Listed below are some of the top OTA Schools and related programs in Alabama.

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Accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools Alabama (1 School)

Wallace State Community College*Hanceville, AL2021/2022(256) 352-8307emily.boaz@wallacestate.edu
At present there is only 1 fully accredited OTA school in Alabama.

An Accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant School is one which has been awarded accreditation, based on an onsite program evaluation, by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

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Alabama Occupational Therapy Assistant License Requirements

Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Alabama law that you obtain a license to work as an Occupational Therapist Assistant there. The AL State Board of OT governs the licensing of Occupational Therapy Assistants in Alabama. You can contact the Board directly using the details below:

Address: 64 N. Union Street, Suite 734, Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: (334) 353-4466
Email: ann.cosby@ot.alabama.gov
Website: http://www.ot.alabama.gov/

Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Alabama

The average salary for an OTA in Alabama is $56,240. This is 16% more the national average and represents an hourly wage of $27.04. OTA’s in Nevada earn the most of all States in the USA with an average salary of $100,830.

In 2015 there where 500 persons employed as Occupational Therapy Assistants in Alabama.

Occupational Therapist Assistant Salary Alabama

The table below illustrates key salary and employment data for OTA’s in the main cities and metropolitan areas in Alabama;

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Related Healthcare Careers

The table below compares key data for OTA’s with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Alabama;



Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
Area: 52,419 sq mi
Population: 4,887,871