The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is £28,262.
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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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Skills in Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care and Acute Care.
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 £22,663 based on 45 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,036 based on 112 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,415 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,864 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,983.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Occupational Therapist (OT) in their job title in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (4.4% more) and London, England: London (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (0.9% less).
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