A Senior Occupational Therapist earns an average salary of AU$78,987 per year.

AU$58,708 - AU$96,619
AU$59K
AU$79K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$78,915
10%
50%
90%
AU$35.02 - AU$91.23
AU$35
AU$43
AU$91
MEDIAN: AU$42.72
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$58,708 - AU$96,619
Bonus AU$5,750
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$61,322 - AU$104,428
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data AU$0AU$91
Hourly Rate AU$35.02 - AU$91.23
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus AU$5,750
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$61,322 - AU$104,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Senior Occupational Therapist

Positions as a senior occupational therapist are available in a wide variety of locations, ranging from government departments to senior living homes. Many of these positions require a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. Most require relevant experience in a similar environment, in addition to certifications. Most commonly, this includes the National Certification Examination for Registered Occupational Therapists, although requirements vary by position and location.

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Senior 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Occupational Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Occupational Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Occupational Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Occupational Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Senior Occupational Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 15 salaries. A Senior Occupational Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$80,868

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

Key Stats for Senior Occupational Therapist

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Occupational Therapist Salaries

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
AU$81,000

▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%