Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants pull down an average of $29.55 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and just over a half claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,501 - $70,643
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,886
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$21.49 - $36.28
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$21
$30
$36
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,501 - $70,643  
   
Bonus
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$42,458 - $75,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.49 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$29.80 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$900  
   
Total Pay (?
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$42,458 - $75,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Geriatrics
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Home Health/Home Care
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Occupational Health
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Long Term Care
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Orthopedics
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Rehabilitation
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National Average
$61,000

Patient Education
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Acute Care
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Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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