An Entry-Level Occupational Therapist (OT) earns an average salary of AU$59,768 per year.

AU$46,944 - AU$71,571
AU$47K
AU$59K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$58,629
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.60 - AU$38.14
AU$25
AU$31
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$30.98
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$75K
Salary AU$46,944 - AU$71,571
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,166
Profit Sharing AU$1,505
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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AU$48,344 - AU$75,316
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 447
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$24.60 - AU$38.14
Overtime AU$32.97
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,166
Profit Sharing AU$1,505
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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AU$48,344 - AU$75,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

Job Description for Occupational Therapist (OT)

An occupational therapist helps people gain better functioning of their bodies so that daily activities can be performed better. The occupational therapist will perform an evaluation of a patient’s abilities. Then goals can be planned, according to the needs and wants of the client and the client’s family. The goals may be modified over time, according to the patient’s progress. It is important to evaluate each patient differently and to provide continuous progress evaluations.

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Occupational Therapist (OT) Tasks

  • Help clients improve decision making, abstract reasoning, memory, sequencing, coordination and perceptual skills using computer programs
  • Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate with other therapeutic activities
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine rehabilitation goals for patient.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Consult with rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate with other therapeutic activities.

Occupational Therapist (OT) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,478

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries


▲3%

Pediatrics
▲2%

Elder Care
▲2%


National Average
AU$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%