Occupational Therapy Manager Salary

With just under two-thirds of Occupational Therapy Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Occupational Therapy Managers is $78K annually and can range from $60K on the lower end to $101K per year near the higher end. Most Occupational Therapy Managers survey respondents are women (78 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Most Occupational Therapy Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,452 - $101,074
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$54K
$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,751
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$29.36 - $46.54
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$29
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$47
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,452 - $101,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,500  
Profit Sharing
$5,600  
Total Pay (?
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$60,253 - $101,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.36 - $46.54  
   
Overtime
$64.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,600  
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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$60,253 - $101,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Occupational Therapy Manager

Occupational therapy managers are usually therapists who have managerial duties at an institution which provides occupational therapy to individuals. Many of their duties are administrative, though some managers may also have hands-on duties.

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Occupational Therapy Manager Tasks

  • As a clinician, supervise staff and give technical direction with evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities of the OT department.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, stay abreast of new therapy approaches.

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Experience Affects Occupational Therapy Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$81,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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