The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) in New Zealand is NZ$57,490.
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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. The occupationa…Read more
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Popular Skills for Occupational Therapist (OT)
Home Health/Home Care
Skills in Rehabilitation, Home Health/Home Care, Pediatrics, Acute Care and Clinical Assessment 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 NZ$48,445 based on 19 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$54,390 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$67,642 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$72,632 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$69,666.
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