The average wage for a Licensed Occupational Therapist is $37.29 per hour.
Licensed Occupational Therapist Total Pay (?
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$44,631 - $82,679
(Median)
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83K
MEDIAN: $61,810
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Licensed Occupational Therapist Total Pay (?
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$26.63 - $49.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,631 - $82,679  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
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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$50,675 - $96,238  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 624
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$26.63 - $49.39  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $63.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
   
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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$50,675 - $96,238  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 624
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Job Description for Licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine rehabilitation goals for patient.
  • Help clients improve decision making, abstract reasoning, memory, sequencing, coordination and perceptual skills using computer programs.
  • Select and recommend activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills consistent with their needs and capabilities.
  • Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate with other therapeutic activities.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Occupational Therapist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
up arrow 22%
Portland
up arrow 17%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Austin
up arrow 4%
National Average
$72,000
Houston
up arrow 2%
Chicago
up arrow 3%
Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Licensed Occupational Therapist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Licensed Occupational Therapist Salaries

National Average
$72,000
Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%
Orthopedics
up arrow 2%
Pediatrics
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 26%
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