Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Geriatrics Skills Salary

A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with Geriatrics skills earns an average wage of $26.84 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$36,556 - $66,819
$37K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $51,881
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50%
90%

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$20.58 - $34.40
$21
$27
$34
MEDIAN: $26.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,556 - $66,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$42,518 - $71,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.58 - $34.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$27.09 - $50.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$42,518 - $71,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,063

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,045

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Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$56,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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