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Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind Salary
in Montana, United States

$63,581 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$947

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind is $63,581 a year and $31 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for an Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind is between $45,472 and $78,525. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists blind and visually impaired clients to achieve personal adjustment and maximum independence through training in techniques of daily living: interviews clients, analyzes client's lifestyle, and administers assessment tests to determine present and required or desired orientation and mobility skills.
  • Trains clients in awareness of physical environment through sense of smell, hearing, and touch, and to travel alone, with or without cane, through use of variety of actual or simulated travel situations and exercises.
  • Teaches clients personal and home management skills, and communication skills, such as eating, grooming, dressing, coin and money identification, cooking, and use of telephone and bathroom facilities.
  • Teaches clients to protect body, using hands and arms to detect obstacles.
  • Instructs clients in arts, crafts, and recreational skills, such as macrame, leatherworking, sewing, ceramics, and playing piano to improve sense of touch, coordination, and motor skills.
  • Teaches clients to read and write braille.
  • Instructs client in use of reading machines and common electrical devices, and in development of effective listening techniques.
  • Instructs clients in group activities, such as swimming, dancing, or playing modified sports activities to encourage and increase capacity for social participation and improve general health.
  • Prepares progress report to allow members of rehabilitation team to evaluate clients' ability to perform varied activities essential to daily living.
  • May develop and implement individualized orientation and mobility instructional program for blin.
Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Therapists, All Other

Job family population: 12,020

Estimated population of Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind jobs: 11,123

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,708
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Orientation & Mobility Therapist for the Blind Job Listings for Montana, United States

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (13023)
Feb 7
Great Falls, MT, USA
State of Montana
... skills for independent living and employment; providing training to the consumer both at the job site and home environment; and managing an Older Blind case load including taking applications ...
Customer Service or Sales Experience Needed - Great Benefits
Mar 19
Helena, MT, USA
The Altig Group of Helena
This is the busiest time of the year, and our office for Labor Union Benefits is looking to add 5 ... sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We will email ...
Occupational Therapist (OT) - Hospital 13 Week Contract
Feb 27
Billings, United States
Centra Healthcare
The Occupational Therapist / OT is responsible for the assessment of referred patients that require rehabilitation services which includes: providing direct patient care to assess their medical ...
Physical Therapy Manager
Feb 15
Billings, MT, USA
South Lincoln Medical Center
Position Description The Physical Therapy Manager is responsible for the supervision of all discipline-specific staff, responsible for interviewing and training employees, appraising performance ...
Occupational Therapist School - Travel OT
Mar 12
Missoula, MT, USA
HealthCare Travelers
Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been? Hospitals, Clinics, Outpatient and Rehab Facilities nationwide are looking for qualified Occupational Therapist for their short term ...
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