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Where can an OTA work?

OTAs may work in health care settings such as hospitals and rehabilitation centers or nursing homes. They may also work in occupational therapists' offices, schools or in patients' home settings. No matter the company they work for, OTAs always work under the direction of professional occupational therapists.

Here are the five most common working environments for OTAs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Offices of health practitioners
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Home health care services
  • Elementary and secondary schools

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