Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Pittsburgh Salary

A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average wage of $21.41 per hour. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$18.23 - $27.75
$18
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.86
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $18.23 - $27.75
Overtime $30.06
Annual Data $0$57K
Total Pay (?
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$38,173 - $57,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 14 salaries. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$46,000

▼8%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲13%

Acute Care
▲7%

Orthopedics
▲4%

Patient Education
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Rehabilitation
▼2%

Long Term Care
▼3%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 21%
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