Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salary

The average Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $29.49 per hour. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,997 - $71,640
$35K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,313
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$22.01 - $36.12
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$36
MEDIAN: $29.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,997 - $71,640  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$42,580 - $75,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$22.01 - $36.12  
   
Overtime
$30.91 - $57.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$42,580 - $75,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 429

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Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲5%

Geriatrics
▲4%

Orthopedics
▲3%

Long Term Care
▲2%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Occupational Health
▲1%

National Average
$60,000

Acute Care
▼1%

Patient Education
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 27%
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