Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salary

For Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, hourly average wages total $29.68 per hour. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,363 - $72,513
$35K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,313
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$21.76 - $36.23
$22
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$36
MEDIAN: $29.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,363 - $72,513  
   
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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$42,469 - $75,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$21.76 - $36.23  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $58.72  
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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$42,469 - $75,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 413
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Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲5%

Geriatrics
▲3%

Orthopedics
▲2%

Long Term Care
▲1%

Rehabilitation
▼0%

Occupational Health
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Acute Care
▼2%

Patient Education
▼2%

Pediatrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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