The average Occupational Therapist with Geriatrics skills can expect to rake in roughly $36.85 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career length, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. The vast majority (86 percent) of Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills who took the survey are female. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, around one in four claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$54,379 - $90,031
(Median)
$54K
$72K
$90K
MEDIAN: $71,752
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90%

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$29.99 - $47.06
(Median)
$30
$37
$47
MEDIAN: $36.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$54,379 - $90,031  
   
Bonus
$73.97 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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$61,346 - $96,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$29.99 - $47.06  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $66.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$73.97 - $19,866  
   
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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$61,346 - $96,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 535
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Aegis Therapies, Inc., RehabCare, Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare, and Fox Rehabilitation are among the top companies that take on many Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, HCR ManorCare offers the most; Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills earn $77K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

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


For Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $78K. Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills bring in $84K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $90K on average.

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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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