The average pay for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist is AU$59,094 per year. A skill in Pediatrics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,631 - AU$78,189
AU$44K
AU$59K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$59,263
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90%
AU$24.35 - AU$45.14
AU$24
AU$31
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$31.48
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AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$43,631 - AU$78,189
Bonus AU$509
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$46,329 - AU$82,106
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$24.35 - AU$45.14
Overtime AU$0.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$82K
Bonus AU$509
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$46,329 - AU$82,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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
  • 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.
  • Select and recommend activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills consistent with their needs and capabilities.

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,574

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Key Stats for Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Pediatric Occupational Therapist Salaries

▲17%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 98%