Median pay for Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills lies in the neighborhood of $37.14 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is experience level, though the company and location have a (lesser) impact as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. While one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$54,700 - $89,616
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MEDIAN: $71,515
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$29.96 - $46.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$54,700 - $89,616  
   
Bonus
$4,880  
Total Pay (?
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$61,349 - $96,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$29.96 - $46.96  
   
Overtime
$29.03 - $65.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,880  
   
Total Pay (?
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$61,349 - $96,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 580

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Aegis Therapies, Inc., RehabCare, Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare, and Kindred Healthcare are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills. Kindred Healthcare leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $85K.

Aegis Therapies, Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $70K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $61K to $87K.

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

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


Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $71K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $78K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $84K. Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $89K.

Key Stats for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$76,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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