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.

$36,315 - $65,904
$36K
$52K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,995
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$20.56 - $34.36
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$34
MEDIAN: $26.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,315 - $65,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
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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$42,481 - $71,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.56 - $34.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$26.09 - $50.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
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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$42,481 - $71,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,188

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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 $53,000 based on 1,247 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 $57,000 based on 535 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 492 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 $63,000 based on 219 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,033

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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 279 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
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 279 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 28%
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