A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Dallas, Texas earns an average wage of $29.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $59,238
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$20.51 - $38.61
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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$59,238  
   
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$42,022 - $78,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$42,022 - $78,012  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 12%

Geriatrics
up arrow 10%

Long Term Care
up arrow 10%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 9%

Acute Care
up arrow 9%

National Average
$61,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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