A Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant earns an average wage of $29.91 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

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MEDIAN: $51,492
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$51,492  
   
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$49,704 - $77,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Hourly Rate
$24.44 - $36.24  
   
Overtime
$48.25  
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$49,704 - $77,206  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Instruct patients and families in home programs, basic living skills and the care and use of adaptive equipment.
  • Assist occupational therapists with implementing treatment plans designed to help patients function independently.
  • Select therapy activities to fit patients' needs and capabilities, alter treatment programs as necessary.
  • Observe and document patients' progress, attitudes and behavior and report to supervisor.
  • Monitor and evaluate patients' performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.

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What is it like working as a Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant?

Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in DeForest:
"The OT toolbox and impact of OT."
Pros: Contributing and adapting the learning process and helping students succeed in school.
Cons: I have only limited time to make an impact with students and at school there are so many other conflicts in the day. There is very much problem solving and thinking on your feet.

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Experience Affects Senior Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$62,000

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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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