A Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $38.28 per hour. A skill in Pediatrics is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $61,284
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$29.38 - $47.08
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$56,833 - $95,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$29.38 - $47.08  
   
Overtime
$35.75  
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$56,833 - $95,030  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist

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

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Key Stats for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 14%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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