Occupational Therapist (OT) with Geriatrics Skills Salary

Median pay for Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills is around $37.49 per hour. Experience level is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and geographic location are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Female Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,734 - $89,559
$56K
$71K
$90K
MEDIAN: $71,484
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$30.20 - $47.10
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MEDIAN: $37.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$55,734 - $89,559  
   
Bonus
$1,825 - $19,727  
Total Pay (?
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$61,850 - $96,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$30.20 - $47.10  
   
Overtime
$32.78 - $64.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,825 - $19,727  
   
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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$61,850 - $96,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 706

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Aegis Therapies, Inc., RehabCare, Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare, and Kindred Healthcare are among the top companies that take on many Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills. Kindred Healthcare offers the largest salaries in town — $85K on average.

The lowest salaries can be found at Aegis Therapies, Inc. — median pay is $70K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $61K and only reaching $87K.

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Therapist (OT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Therapist (OT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 416 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 172 salaries. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 114 salaries.

Key Stats for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$77,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 24%
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