Entry-Level Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Baltimore, Maryland Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Baltimore, Maryland is $26.96 per hour.

$34,000 - $54,000
$40K
MEDIAN: $40,000
50%

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$20.00 - $37.00
$20
$28
$37
MEDIAN: $28.23
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50%
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$0$71K
Salary $40,000
Total Pay (?
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$37,047 - $71,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $20.00 - $37.00
Overtime $39.75
Annual Data $0$71K
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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$37,047 - $71,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

The position of Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) entails the oversight, administration and assistance of occupational therapy activities. This position reports to and aids Registered Occupational Therapists in applying therapies and occupational therapy techniques for the purpose of rehabilitation of people with injuries and/or disabilities. Rehabilitative services may be physical, emotional, psychological or mental in nature, depending upon the need of the patients being served. Assistance and instruction directly to a patient and/or a patient's family may be required, so strong, professional and interpersonal skills are preferred. COTAs must be able to document, organize, sort and store information related to patient health, status and progress, as well as billing, schedules and other administrative documents and resources.

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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Tasks

  • Observe and document patients' progress, attitudes and behavior and report to supervisor.
  • Monitor and evaluate patients' performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.
  • Select therapy activities to fit patients' needs and capabilities, alter treatment programs as necessary.
  • Instruct patients and families in home programs, basic living skills and the care and use of adaptive equipment.
  • Assist occupational therapists with implementing treatment plans designed to help patients function independently.

About Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore city, Maryland
621,849
Male:
294,027 (47.3%)
Female:
327,822 (52.7%)
Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltᵻˌmɔːr/, locally: [ˈbɔɫ.mɔɻ]) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 29th-most populous city in the country. It was established by the Constitution of Maryland and is not part of any county; thus, it is the largest independent city in the United States. Baltimore has more public monuments per capita than any other city in the country and is home to some of the earliest National Register historic districts in the nation, including Fell's Point (1969), Federal Hill (1970) and Mount Vernon Place (1971). More than 65,000 properties, or roughly one in three buildings in the city, are listed on the National Register, more than any other city in the nation. Founded in 1729, Baltimore is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States and a major manufacturing center. After...
Baltimore:
$44,165
Maryland:
$75,847
$981
Baltimore:
$155,600
Maryland:
$299,800
6.0%

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲6%

Long Term Care
▲6%

Rehabilitation
▲6%

National Average
$57,000

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 20%