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Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1129 Therapists, All Other

All therapists not listed separately.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 307$24.81/hr$17.81/hr$17.84/hr$18.00/hr$31.61/hr$39.05/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services660$24.47/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$31.61/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/A16.5%
Southeast Balance of State 10$19.09/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$18.00/hr13.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$24.61/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$31.96/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$23.22/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$23.88/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 60$23.79/hr7.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 460$24.47/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 500$24.47/hrN/A
Minnesota 670$24.47/hr14.4%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 3,790$29.66/hr8.6%
Recreational Therapists 350$26.49/hr13.1%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 2,690$32.31/hr7.6%

  • Confer with other professionals on client's treatment team to develop, coordinate, or integrate treatment plans.
  • Gather client information from sources such as case documentation, client observation, or interviews of client or family members.
  • Teach art therapy techniques or processes to artists, interns, volunteers, or others.
  • Sing or play musical instruments, such as keyboard, guitar, or percussion instruments.
  • Talk with clients during art or other therapy sessions to build rapport, acknowledge their progress, or reflect upon their reactions to the artistic process.
  • Design art therapy sessions or programs to meet client's goals or objectives.
  • Analyze or synthesize client data to draw conclusions or make recommendations for art therapy.
  • Observe and document client reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to music therapy.
  • Assess client functioning levels, strengths, and areas of need in terms of perceptual, sensory, affective, communicative, musical, physical, cognitive, social, spiritual, or other abilities.
  • Integrate behavioral, developmental, improvisational, medical, or neurological approaches into music therapy treatments.