|Activities||Under close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, occupational Therapist aides|
typically prepare materials and assemble equipment used during treatment. They are responsible for a range of clerical tasks, including scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.
|Median Income||$27,430 per year in May 2010|
|Work Context & Conditions||The hours and days worked may vary, depending on the facility and whether work is full-time or part-time. Many outpatient therapy offices and clinics have evening and weekend hours, to help coincide with patients' personal schedules.|
|Minimum Education Requirements||General High School Program|
|Skills||Social Perceptiveness, Instructing, Active Listening, Service Orientation, Reading Comprehension, Speaking|
|Abilities||Oral Expression, Problem Sensitivity, Oral Comprehension|