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523 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
263 Master's Degrees Annually
#42 in Popularity
$57,680 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Other Rehabilitation Professions Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 523
Master’s Degree 263
Associate’s Degree 99
Graduate Certificate 85
Basic Certificate 44
Doctor’s Degree 35
Undergraduate Certificate 13

What Can You Do With a Other Rehabilitation Professions Major?

People with a other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions degree often go into the following careers:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Therapists 19.9% $50,980

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Rehabilitation Professions?

523 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
78% Percent Women
45% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 78% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 147
Hispanic or Latino 53
White 275
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Geographic Diversity

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. About 1.5% of those with this major are international students.

How Much Do Other Rehabilitation Professions Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions majors often go into careers with median salaries of $57,680. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Online Other Rehabilitation Professions Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 80 schools offered some type of other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 4 1
Certificate (1-2 years) 6 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 16 1
Bachelor’s Degree 12 5
Post-Baccalaureate 4 1
Master’s Degree 22 4
Post-Master’s 7 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 15 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 0

Is a Degree in Other Rehabilitation Professions Worth It?

The median salary for a other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions grad is $57,680 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 45% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $355,600 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other rehabilitation and therapeutic professions.

Major Number of Grads
Physical Therapy/Therapist 12,865
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 9,142
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor 1,232
Rehabilitation Science 1,164
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 1,079
Art Therapy/Therapist 711
Music Therapy 655
Orthotist/Prosthetist 333
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist 144
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering 104
Dance Therapy/Therapist 37
Animal-Assisted Therapy 31

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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