The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is AU$59,663 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are mental health and Disability Support.

AU$45,692 - AU$78,645
AU$46K
AU$60K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$59,985
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AU$24.94 - AU$46.53
AU$25
AU$33
AU$47
MEDIAN: AU$33.25
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$45,692 - AU$78,645  
   
Bonus
AU$250.00 - AU$12,500  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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AU$48,023 - AU$86,404  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$24.94 - AU$46.53  
   
Overtime
AU$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$250.00 - AU$12,500  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,965  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$48,023 - AU$86,404  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Therapist (OT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Therapist (OT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 297 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 50 salaries. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,915

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Key Stats for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲26%

▲17%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

mental health
▲23%

Disability Support
▲12%


Pediatrics
▲1%

National Average
AU$63,000

Elder Care
▼1%

paediatric
▼1%

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%
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