$65,717
Avg. Salary
$37.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,505

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist is $37.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist is $65,717 per year.

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$28.79
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$37.15
50%
$48.30
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MEDIAN $37.15
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$51k
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$86k
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MEDIAN $65,717
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MEDIAN: $65,717
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$0$96K
Salary $51,090 - $85,749
Bonus $99.33 - $5,041
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$56,198 - $96,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 924
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $28.79 - $48.30
Hourly Tips $13.63
Overtime $39.35 - $65.54
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $99.33 - $5,041
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$56,198 - $96,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,693

Job Description for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist

License registered occupational therapists work extensively with others to motivate them and promote healthy lifestyles. They work with clients in a range of health care settings to aid their physical, mental, and social disabilities which restrict them in daily life.

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Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Tasks
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine rehabilitation goals for patient.
  • 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
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Select and recommend activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills consistent with their needs and capabilities.

Common Career Paths for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist


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Though not the most common occurrence, Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists sometimes become Rehabilitation Directors, where the average income is $88K per year. Many Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists advance into roles as Registered Occupational Therapists or School-Based Occupational Therapists, but the median salaries are $2K lower and $12K lower, respectively.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist


Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Certified Hand Therapist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Those listing mental health as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. hand therapy and Pediatrics also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Geriatrics tend to be well versed in Acute Care and Pediatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 1,076 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 340 salaries. An experienced Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 427 salaries. A Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 245 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,358

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Relative to Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists in the rest of the country, Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists in San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 12 percent below the national average. Pittsburgh and Baltimore are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 9 percent less than the median.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist?

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Miami:
"Excellent Company."
Pros: Flexible, team work, professionalism, proximity to my house, great management.
Cons: No raise for the past 5 years.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Roanoke:
"Study research."
Many times the answers to questions are not handed to you so you must dig for the outcomes you seek.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Holland:
"Geriatrics is growing daily."
Find an area you love.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Owosso:
Pros: Setting my own hours, working with people who need me. Seeing people recover and return home.
Cons: Documentation. The stress.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Petaluma:
"OT ROCKS!"
OT is the most satisfying job ever, and can be very flexible.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Roanoke:
"Dementia."
I would encourage them to learn dementia behavior management. Dementia will be your future if you work in geriatrics. Behavior management makes a difference by understanding what escalates a dementia patient and what de-escalates a dementia patient. You may save yourself a lot of grief, not to mention helping nrsg understand the same thing.

Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist in Grapevine:
Pros: Co-workers. Variety of diagnosis.
Cons: Heavy lifting.

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Key Stats for Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 252 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Salaries

▲14%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$73,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Licensed Registered Occupational Therapist Salaries



Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲5%

▲4%

Skilled Nursing Facility
▲3%

Long Term Care
▲1%

Rehabilitation
▼0%

Lymphedema
▼0%

National Average
$73,000

▼2%

▼2%

Skilled Nursing
▼3%

▼4%

hand therapy
▼17%

mental health
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 25%