Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $27.23 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,972 - $64,071
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$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,402
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$20.97 - $35.07
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$0$72K
Salary $31,972 - $64,071
Bonus $171.27 - $3,020
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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$41,720 - $72,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $20.97 - $35.07
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $27.31 - $50.18
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $171.27 - $3,020
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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$41,720 - $72,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 839

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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants include RehabCare, Life Care Centers of America, Aegis Therapies, Inc., HCR ManorCare, and Genesis Rehab Services. Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Functional Pathways Corporation, where the average salary comes to $66K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Reliant Rehabilitation, Life Care Centers of America, and Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., where Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants typically earn around $63K, $56K, or $56K, respectively.

HCR ManorCare, RehabCare, and Genesis HealthCare are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($49K, $52K, and $52K respectively).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,029

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There's tons of opportunity for Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants in Texas, which is home to the top three paying cities in the field. San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas all offer salaries above the national rate. Mid-Career Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants in Pittsburgh take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Grand Rapids (21 percent lower) and Phoenix (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
5-9 years
85%
10-19 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲3%

Occupational Health
▲3%

Acute Care
▲2%

▲1%


Orthopedics
▲1%

Patient Education
▼0%

National Average
$56,000


Pediatrics
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 27%
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