An Occupational Therapist (OT) earns an average salary of C$59,221 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$40,997 - C$81,306
C$41K
C$60K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$60,184
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50%
90%
C$26.63 - C$47.34
C$27
C$36
C$47
MEDIAN: C$35.90
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50%
90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$40,997 - C$81,306
Bonus C$391 - C$9,933
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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C$47,456 - C$92,310
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$26.63 - C$47.34
Overtime C$32.50
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$391 - C$9,933
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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C$47,456 - C$92,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 207

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 by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Therapist (OT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Therapist (OT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 31 salaries. An Occupational Therapist (OT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$89,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$66,759

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Key Stats for Occupational Therapist (OT)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Occupational Therapist (OT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
C$67,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 29%