Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants take home approximately $29.65 per hour on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by just over a half. Most Late-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,022 - $73,462
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MEDIAN: $51,864
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$21.75 - $36.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,022 - $73,462  
   
Bonus
$950  
Total Pay (?
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$42,719 - $75,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$21.75 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$29.70 - $58.47  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$950  
   
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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$42,719 - $75,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 417

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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 62 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
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Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Long Term Care
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Orthopedics
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Occupational Health
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
0%

National Average
$61,000

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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