A Pediatric Occupational Therapist earns an average salary of $57,858 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sensory Integration and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Pediatric Occupational Therapist Total Pay (?
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$44,277 - $75,992
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MEDIAN: $57,858
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Pediatric Occupational Therapist Total Pay (?
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$24.87 - $53.34
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,277 - $75,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,279  
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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$46,908 - $93,949  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.87 - $53.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,279  
   
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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$46,908 - $93,949  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 684
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Job Description for Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Pediatric occupational therapists' duties revolve around patient care, helping improve the physical, cognitive, and motor skills of pediatric patients. These responsibilities begin with the examination and evaluation of patients seeking care. This leads to the development of a treatment plan, in which options and rationale must be communicated with patients and their parents/guardians, and the provision of appropriate therapy services, All of this must be performed while keeping medical records and adhering to legal and institutional policies.
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Pediatric Occupational Therapist Tasks
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine rehabilitation goals for patient.
  • Help clients improve decision making, abstract reasoning, memory, sequencing, coordination and perceptual skills using computer programs.
  • Select and recommend activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills consistent with their needs and capabilities.
  • Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate with other therapeutic activities.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Seattle
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San Diego
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New York
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Austin
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National Average
$62,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Pediatric Occupational Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Pediatric Occupational Therapist Salaries

Sensory Integration
up arrow 21%
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 20%
Pediatrics
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National Average
$62,000
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%
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