Average Occupational Therapist (OT) Salary in Canada

C$62,202
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C$2,500
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The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) in Canada is C$62,202.
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C$46k
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C$62k
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C$82k
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MEDIAN C$62,202
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Salary
C$46k - C$82k
Bonus
C$103 - C$10k
Total Pay
C$50k - C$94k

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Job Description for Occupational Therapist (OT)

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Skills in Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Home Health/Home Care, Return to Work and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

An entry-level Occupational Therapist (OT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$57,272 based on 57 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,253 based on 225 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,468 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,275 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$79,047.
Employees with Occupational Therapist (OT) in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (11.5% less), London, Ontario (2.7% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 459 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
5.9%