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Occupational Therapy

Job Market Statistics

Welcome Travel OTs! Here is your one stop shop for keeping up to date on the occupational therapy 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 occupational therapists. Yippee!

Know what these stats really mean:


EacH month we’ll give you stats on:

 
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Total # of Occupational Therapy Jobs in the System:

The more OT 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 Occupational Therapy 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 Occupational Therapy 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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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 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 OT JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 138

Company 2 - 13

Company 3 - 146

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Texas

Company 2 - California, Oregon, Illinois

Company 3 - Texas, Virginia, Oregon

TOP STATES FOR OT JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Alaska

Company 2 - Washington

Company 3 - California, Alaska, Washington

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF OT JOBS:

Company 1 - Utah, Delaware, Vermont

Company 2 - Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada

Company 3 - Tennessee, Utah, South Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FEBRUARY JOB FORECAST:

Warm- Be Flexible.

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January 2019 Forecast

# OF OT JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 136

Company 2 - 30

Company 3 - 163

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Illinois, Virginia

Company 2 - Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina

Company 3 - California, Hawaii, Washington

TOP STATES FOR OT JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - Alaska, Massachusetts, Washington

Company 2 - North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina

Company 3 - Alaska, California, Montana

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF OT JOBS:

Company 1 - Kentucky, New Jersey, Tennessee

Company 2 - Florida, Indiana, Utah

Company 3 - New Jersey, Utah, Tennessee

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JANUARY JOB FORECAST:

Warm- Be Flexible.

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December Forecast

# OF OT JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 162

Company 2 - 164

Company 3 - 500

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS:

Company 1 - California, Illinois, Washington

Company 2 - California, Illinois, Washington

Company 3 - California, Washington, Oregon

TOP STATES FOR OT JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California, Washington, Alaska

Company 2 - California, Washington, Alaska

Company 3 - California, Washington, Oregon

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF OT JOBS:

Company 1 - Utah, Colorado, Tennessee

Company 2 - Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey

Company 3 - Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DECEMBER JOB FORECAST:

Warm- Be Flexible.

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November Forecast

# OF OT JOBS CURRENTLY IN THE SYSTEM:

Company 1 - 150

Company 2 - 200

Company 3 - 136

TOP STATES BY # OF JOBS

Company 1 - California, Washington, Ohio

Company 2 - Illinois, California, North Carolina

Company 3 - Texas, California, Ohio

TOP STATES FOR OT JOBS BY GROSS WEEKLY PAY:

Company 1 - California, Alaska, California

Company 2 - Washington, Alaska, California

Company 3 - Washington, Illinois

STATES WITH FEWEST # OF OT JOBS:

Company 1 - Michigan, Utah, North Dakota

Company 2 - Utah, Maine, Tennessee

Company 3 - Utah, Nevada, Maine

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY NOVEMBER JOB FORECAST:

Warm- Be Flexible.