Occupational Therapists – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
- Market size and major product and service segments
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Merion Matters, Inc.
Monthly journal features news and information for occupational therapists (OTs) and their assistants (OTAs), physiatrists, and directors of rehabilitation, with special features including the annual salary survey featured in the March issue which provides salary data for OTs and OTAs by gender, highest degree earned, level of experience, practice location, and work role on a national and regional basis.
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Semimonthly publication features news and information for OT professionals, with special features including the salary and workforce survey featured in the June issue which provides information on OT demographics, salaries, benefits, and workforce trends by practice setting for practice settings ranging from community health programs to home healthcare agencies and mental health facilities.
Manage Your Practice
Practice management section provides a variety of resources for members, with topics addressed in this section including standards and guidelines, state licensure requirements, scope of practice questions and answers, primary care resources, emerging practice niches, documentation best practices, social media tips and resources, promotional materials, and special interest sections.
Education and Careers
Career section provides a variety of resources for students and current and prospective members, with topics addressed in this section including considering an OT career, finding a school, fieldwork education resources, career tips for new graduates, NBCOT examination preparation, getting and maintaining a license, certifications, continuing education resources, and special interest sections.
Salary and Workforce Survey
Comprehensive survey provides detailed information on OT demographics, salaries, benefits, and workforce trends. Individual modules provide information by practice setting, with practice settings covered in the survey including community health programs, early intervention programs, hospitals, home health agencies, outpatient clinics, schools, and long-term care and mental health facilities.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
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Financial information section of this report provides an analysis of industry costs and profits as a percentage of revenue for occupational therapy professionals who use rehabilitative programs to help individuals with physical, mental, or developmental conditions regain their physical or mental functions or adapt to their disabilities in their daily living routine and school or work environment.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
Annual salary survey provides detailed compensation data for OTs and OTAs by gender, highest academic degree earned (e.g., associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctorate), number of years of experience in field, type of market served (e.g., rural, suburban, and urban), and work role (e.g., staff, manager/supervisor). Survey is available on a national basis and for six geographic regions.
Salary and Workforce Survey
Comprehensive salary survey provides compensation and benefits information by practice setting for OTs and OTAs, with compensation data broken out by total years of professional experience, years in current practice setting, highest academic degree held, advanced practice certification, employment status, practice setting ownership, practice setting location, and geographic region.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Therapists / Occupational Therapy Assistants
https://www.bls.gov/oes/ots / otas
Annual wage surveys provide hourly and annual wage data for OTs and OTAs on a national, state, and metro area basis, with wage data reported by industry for industries with the highest levels of employment (e.g., healthcare practitioner offices, general and surgical hospitals, elementary and secondary schools, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare agencies, and specialty hospitals.)
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage information for occupational therapists by city, experience, and skill set, with employers for which compensation data is provided including RehabCare Group, Inc., Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Healthsouth Corp., HCR ManorCare, Inc., Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings, Inc., Genesis HealthCare, Inc., and Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
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