Occupational Therapy Manager Salary

The majority of Occupational Therapy Managers in the United States — nearly two in three — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $61K to $99K per year, and the median is $73K annually. Work is enjoyable for Occupational Therapy Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Female Occupational Therapy Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$53,656 - $98,990
(Median)
$54K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,053
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$30.41 - $45.96
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$30
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$46
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,656 - $98,990  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,500  
Total Pay (?
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$61,039 - $98,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$30.41 - $45.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,500  
   
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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$61,039 - $98,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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
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Experienced
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National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 28%
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