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Occupational Therapist (OT) Salary with Geriatrics skills

Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills can expect to earn an average of $36.91 per hour. Compensation ranges from $28.20 per hour on the lower end to $46.18 on the higher end. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills making up 78 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a strong majority receive dental plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,414 - $85,534
(Median)
$49K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,344
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$28.20 - $46.18
(Median)
$28
$37
$46
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,414 - $85,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$54,895 - $95,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$28.20 - $46.18  
   
Overtime
$1.77 - $69.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$54,895 - $95,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT) with Geriatrics skills

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


For many Occupational Therapists with Geriatrics skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $71K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $80K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Occupational Therapist generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $87K.

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Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) with Geriatrics skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 22%
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