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Certified OT Assistant

Job Market Statistics

Welcome Travel COTAS! Here is your one stop shop for keeping up to date on the Certified occupational therapy assistant travel job market.

Each month we poll three of our Nomadicare Approved recruiters from three different companies to get specific details on how the travel job market is looking for certified occupational therapy assistants. Yippee!

Know what these stats really mean:


EacH month we’ll give you stats on:

 
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Total # of COTA Jobs in the System:

The more COTA jobs in the system = more chances of landing that dream job! *Keep in mind that some companies might be seeing the same jobs, so there could be overlap. To see an average for the month, return to the Therapy Job Statistics page.

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Top States by Gross Weekly Pay:

These states are where the money’s at! Keep in mind that some states have a higher cost of living, so don’t get too starry eyed until you’ve done your homework!


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Top States by # of COTA Jobs:

See what states are HOT, HOT, HOT this month! If you’re looking to start a contract in the next month, use this information to help you decide where you should be setting your sights.

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States with Fewest # of COTA Jobs:

It’s great to have a dream location, but be sure to check out this list to see which states might be harder to find a job in, so you can make it a dream come TRUE, when the time is right.


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COTA JOB FORECAST:

An overall temperature gauge on your speciality that month. If it’s HOT, dive right in! If it’s WARM, you’ve got options, but flexibility is key! If it’s COLD, put on that parka and eek it out a bit longer where you are… Stay permanent for now, or make sure you have a savings!

 
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February 2019 Forecast

# OF COTA JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 57

Company 2 - 10

Company 3 - 50

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Maryland, Massachusetts

Company 2 - California, Oregon, Washington

Company 3 - California, Maryland, Texas,

TOP STATES FOR COTA JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Massachusetts

Company 2 - California, Massachusetts, Washington

Company 3 - Idaho, California, Washington

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF COTA JOBS:

Company 1 - Alaska, Delaware, Iowa

Company 2 - Florida, Colorado, District Of Columbia

Company 3 - Utah, Minnesota, Michigan

COTA MONTHLY FORECAST:

Warm- Be Flexible.

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January 2019 Forecast

# OF COTA JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 25

Company 2 - 10

Company 3 - 27

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Maryland, Washington

Company 2 - Texas, Georgia, California

Company 3 - California, Maryland, North Carolina

TOP STATES FOR COTA JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California

Company 2 - California, Texas, Georgia

Company 3 - California, Maryland, North Carolina

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF COTA JOBS:

Company 1 - Texas, Florida, Arizona

Company 2 - Colorado, South Carolina, Kentucky

Company 3 - Alabama, Arizona, Utah

COTA MONTHLY FORECAST:

Cold- Have a savings or stay perm for now.

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December Forecast

# OF COTA JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 26

Company 2 - 12

Company 3 - 4

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Virginia

Company 2 - Minnesota, Washington, California

Company 3 - California, Washington, Oregon

TOP STATES FOR COTA JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Virginia

Company 2 - Minnesota, Washington, California

Company 3 - California, Washington, Oregon

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF COTA JOBS:

Company 1 - Utah, Arkansas, Delaware

Company 2 - Colorado, Oregon, Texas

Company 3 - Nebraska, Alaska, Colorado

COTA MONTHLY FORECAST:

Cold- Have a savings or stay perm for now.

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November Forecast

# OF COTA JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 10

Company 2 - 47

Company 3 - 16

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS

Company 1 - California, Maryland

Company 2 - California, Washington, New York

TOP STATES FOR COTA JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California

Company 2 - California, Maryland

Company 3 - California, Washington, New York

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF COTA JOBS:

Company 1 - Utah, Louisiana, Nebraska

Company 2 - Utah, Tennessee, Montana

Company 3 - Florida, Colorado, Utah

COTA MONTHLY FORECAST:

Cold- Have a savings or stay perm for now.