The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is AU$59,020 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$44,876 - AU$77,962
(Median)
AU$45K
AU$59K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$59,020
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AU$24.77 - AU$44.21
(Median)
AU$25
AU$33
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$44,876 - AU$77,962  
   
Bonus
AU$8,500  
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$47,363 - AU$83,491  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$24.77 - AU$44.21  
   
Overtime
AU$41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$8,500  
   
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$47,363 - AU$83,491  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,800

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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
AU$62,000


Skills That Affect Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

mental health
up arrow 29%

Disability Support
up arrow 14%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

paediatric
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National Average
AU$62,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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