Entry-Level Occupational Therapist (OT) Salary

The average Entry-Level Occupational Therapist can expect to rake in roughly $61K per year. There are far more female Entry-Level Occupational Therapists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,694 - $75,163

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$25.34 - $43.74

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$45,694 - $75,163  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Total Pay (?
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$49,504 - $83,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $43.74  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $60.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$49,504 - $83,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 547
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Geriatrics
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Home Health/Home Care
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Rehabilitation
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National Average
$64,000

Acute Care
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Orthopedics
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Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
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Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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