Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Rehabilitation Skills Salary

The average wage for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Rehabilitation skills is $26.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$34,984 - $63,574
$35K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,224
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$20.07 - $33.77
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$26
$34
MEDIAN: $26.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,984 - $63,574  
   
Bonus
$293.26 - $3,077  
Profit Sharing
$503  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$41,428 - $70,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.07 - $33.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$26.43 - $48.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$293.26 - $3,077  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$503  
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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$41,428 - $70,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,731

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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 $52,000 based on 1,093 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 413 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 $61,000 based on 357 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 $61,000 based on 153 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$55,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 28%
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