If you wish to become an Occupational Therapy Assistant in Texas it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited OTA School.
Listed below are some of the top accredited OTA schools in Texas;
Accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools Texas
|Amarillo College||Amarillo, TX|
|Austin Community College||Austin, TX|
|Brown Mackie College-Dallas/Ft. Worth||Bedford, TX|
|Del Mar College||Corpus Christi, TX|
|Houston Community College||Houston, TX|
|Laredo Community College||Laredo, TX|
|Lone Star College-Kingwood||Kingwood, TX|
|Lone Star College-Tomball||Tomball, TX|
|Medical Education and Training Campus||Fort Sam Houston, TX|
|Navarro College||Corsicana, TX|
|Navarro College- Midlothian Campus||Midlothian, TX|
|Panola College||Carthage, TX|
|South Texas College||Vermont, TX|
|St. Philip’s College||San Antonio, TX|
|Tyler Junior College||Tyler, TX|
|Weatherford College||Mineral Wells, TX|
Choosing an Occupational Therapy Assistant Program in Texas
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 Texas 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?
Top OTA Schools Near You
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Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Texas
|Compared to National Average||22% Above|
|Top 10% of Earners||$78,080|
|Bottom 10% of Earners||$38,440|
According to the most recent Bureau for Labor Statistics (BLS) there where 3,840 persons employed as Occupational Therapy Assistants in Texas in 2015.
The average salary for an OTA in Texas is $71,100. This is 11% less the national average and represents an hourly wage of $34.18. OTA’s in Nevada earn the most of all States in the USA with an average salary of $100,830.
The table below illustrates key salary and employment data for OTA’s in the main cities and metropolitan areas in Texas;
Texas Occupational Therapy Assistant License Requirements
Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Texas law that you obtain a license to work as an Occupational Therapist Assistant there. The Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners governs the licensing of Occupational Therapy Assistants in Texas. You can contact the Board directly using the details below:
Address: 333 Guadalupe, Suite #2-510, Austin, TX 78701-3942
Phone: (512) 305-6900
Email: (512) 305-6900
Related Healthcare Careers
The table below compares key data for OTA’s with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Texas;
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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Area: 268,581 sq mi