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Occupational Therapy Manager Salary

Close to two-thirds of Occupational Therapy Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $61K to $98K per year, but median earnings come to around $73K annually. Most Occupational Therapy Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Job satisfaction for Occupational Therapy Managers is high. Some workers in this field — about one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$54,452 - $98,298
(Median)
$54K
$73K
$98K
MEDIAN: $73,053
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$30.41 - $45.96
(Median)
$30
$40
$46
MEDIAN: $39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$54,452 - $98,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,255  
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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$60,643 - $98,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$30.41 - $45.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,255  
   
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).
)
$60,643 - $98,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Occupational Therapy Manager

  • 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 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 26%