Occupational Therapy Assistant Puerto Rico

Top OTA Schools in Puerto Rico

If you wish to become an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) in Puerto Rico 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 in or nearest to Puerto Rico.

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.


Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico

Occupational Therapist Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico

The average salary for an OTA in Puerto Rico is $23,630. This is 18.5% less the national average and represents an hourly wage of $11.36. OTA’s in Nevada earn the most of all States in the USA with an average salary of $100,830.

For information on other States visit our indepth review of Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary levels


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 Puerto Rico 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.

It’s fast and it’s free!


Related Healthcare Careers

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

CareerEmploymentHourly mean wageAverage Salary
Occupational Therapy Assistants-$11.36$23,630
Nursing Assistants720$9.33$19,400
Physical Therapist Assistants610$11.12$23,120
Massage Therapists110$9.30$19,340
Dental Assistants2,220$9.03$18,780
Medical Assistants-$9.90$20,600
Physician Assistants-$20.79$43,240
Respiratory Therapists480$11.15$23,200
Registered Nurses17,490$16.51$34,350
Nurse Anesthetists330$26.19$54,470
Nurse Practitioners2,020$10.74$22,340
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (Ultrasound Techs)330$11.83$24,610
Radiologic Technologists (X Ray Techs)1,350$12.83$26,690
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics1,940$10.46$21,750
Pharmacy Technicians4,920$10.92$22,720
Surgical Technologists960$9.78$20,340
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians220$17.20$35,780
Home Health Aides2,040$8.37$17,410

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, lit.
Area: 9,104 km2
Population: 3,195,153

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