Occupational Therapy Assistant Guide Nevada

Top OTA Schools in Nevada

If you wish to become an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) in Nevada it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited OTA School.

Listed below are some of the top Occupational Therapist Assistant Schools and related programs near you.

Please note: If you wish to view schools in another area, or if you do not see any results below, please use the search widget in the sidebar.

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.

Nevada Occupational Therapy Assistant License Requirements

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

Address: P.O. Box 34779, Reno, NV 89533-4779
Phone: (775) 746-4101 or (800) 431-2659
Email: board@nvot.org
Website: http://www.nvot.org/

Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Nevada

Nevada Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Data

In 2015 there where 160 persons employed as Occupational Therapy Assistants in Nevada.

The average salary for an OTA in Nevada is $100,830. This is 72.8% more the national average and represents an hourly wage of $48.48. OTA’s in Nevada earn the most of all States in the USA.


Choosing an Occupational Therapy Assistant Program: Important Considerations

Take the first step and request information from Schools and Colleges in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box in the sidebar or select from the School options presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!

Important points to consider when selecting an OTA School include;

  • Is the School fully accredited?
  • What percentage of students who graduate are successful in securing their license to practice as a OTA in Nevada or their chosen State?
  • How long does the program last or take to complete?
  • How much of the course will be classroom based, online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
  • Does the School have good laboratory facilities and other resources to support your studies?
  • Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
  • Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?

Get Started Today!

Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to OTA Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best Occupational Therapy Assistant programs in your area.

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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 Nevada;

CareerEmploymentHourly mean wageAverage Salary
Occupational Therapy Assistants160$48.48$100,830
Home Health Aides1,590$12.35$25,680
Nursing Assistants5,440$15.73$32,710
Physical Therapist Assistants460$25.27$52,570
Massage Therapists1,680$13.70$28,500
Dental Assistants2,820$16.84$35,030
Medical Assistants5,920$15.26$31,740
Physician Assistants550$59.70$124,180
Respiratory Therapists990$33.71$70,120
Registered Nurses1947039.1681460
Nurse Practitioners580$48.41$100,690
Health Diagnosing & Treatment Practitioners180$37.55$78,110
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians840$19.96$41,510
Dental Hygienists1,510$42.88$89,190
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (Ultrasound Techs)440$36.48$75,870
Radiologic Technologists (X Ray Techs)1,380$32.66$67,940
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics1,300$21.31$44,320
Pharmacy Technicians3,130$16.24$33,790
Surgical Technologists810$29.22$60,770
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians680$16.12$33,540
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses2,340$25.31$52,630
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians1,450$20.85$43,360
Medical Transcriptionists350$15.59$32,430
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (911 Dispatchers)600$27.77$57,760
Medical Secretaries2,090$17.74$36,900



Nevada is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east.
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