Occupational therapists help address illnesses, injuries or developmental disorders. Job responsibilities might include developing intervention programs to address clients’ needs, maintaining records and supervising support personnel.
You’ll need a university degree in occupational therapy and to complete a national or provincial certification exam. Some occupational therapists get additional training and experience to become specialists in certain areas.
The median salary for occupational therapists is $82,000.
In five years, the government predicts there will be slightly more jobs than people looking for work in this field.
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