Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Patient Education Skills Salary

The average pay for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Patient Education skills is $26.84 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$35,551 - $64,889
$36K
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MEDIAN: $49,442
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$20.51 - $34.57
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MEDIAN: $26.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,551 - $64,889  
   
Bonus
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$41,522 - $72,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.51 - $34.57  
   
Overtime
$26.60 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$900  
   
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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$41,522 - $72,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 450

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 270 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 91 salaries. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 44 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%
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