An Entry-Level Pediatric Occupational Therapist earns an average wage of AU$31.14 per hour.

AU$46,391 - AU$73,210
AU$46K
AU$58K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$58,257
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50%
90%
AU$23.39 - AU$38.78
AU$23
AU$30
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$29.62
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$46,391 - AU$73,210
Bonus AU$1,250
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$47,407 - AU$74,817
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$23.39 - AU$38.78
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
Bonus AU$1,250
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$47,407 - AU$74,817
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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$59,241

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

Key Stats for Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%