OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
6.1 years
How much does an occupational therapist make?
Occupational Therapists in the US make on average $76,962 annually or $37.0 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 61,000. The top 10 percent earn over $113,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $52,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Occupational Therapists are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. North Dakota, Minnesota, Alaska, Wisconsin, and South Dakota have the highest paying Occupational Therapist jobs. Most Occupational Therapists spend 6.1 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Therapist
$51,425

Average Occupational Therapist Salary By Company

Occupational Therapists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Occupational Therapist jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Companies like Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network or Aurora Health Care will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Riverside Medical Clinic report highly competitive salaries for Occupational Therapists.

Average Occupational Therapist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Occupational Therapist in the USA is $76,962 annually or $37.0 hourly. Working in Sunnyvale, CA as an Occupational Therapist will pay you the highest wages at around $87,324 per year. The average starting salary in Sunnyvale, CA for Occupational Therapists is $53,000. North Dakota, Minnesota, Alaska, Wisconsin, and South Dakota are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are South Carolina, Hawaii, Florida, Utah, and Idaho.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$87,324
2
Chicago, IL
$81,765
3
New York, NY
$79,775
4
Jersey City, NJ
$79,773
5
Philadelphia, PA
$79,194

RECENTLY ADDED Occupational Therapist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
K.A. Recruiting
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$96,000
Peace Health
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$75,675
Therapyfly Travel Therapy
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$75,654
Indian Health Service
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$88,704
Saddleback Valley Unified
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$78,868
Therapyfly Travel Therapy
Occupational Therapist
10/30/2019
$75,654
Myptsolutions
Occupational Therapist
10/28/2019
$104,350
Grace Community Home Health
Occupational Therapist
10/27/2019
$99,000
Occupational Therapist
10/27/2019
$53,443
Unitypoint Health
Occupational Therapist
10/26/2019
$59,980
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