Average Occupational Therapist (OT) Hourly Pay

$37.52
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,439
Bonus
$1,600
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is $37.52.
10%
$29.17
MEDIAN
$37.52
90%
$49.62
Is Occupational Therapist (OT) your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Hourly Rate
$29 - $50
Bonus
$123 - $5,115
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4,966
Total Pay
$56,134 - $97,531
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Occupational Therapist (OT)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Occupational Therapist (OT)

4 out of 5
(820)
Highly Satisfied
47Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Occupational Therapist (OT) are from the companies Kindred Healthcare, RehabCare and Fox Rehabilitation. Reported salaries are highest at Fox Rehabilitation where the average pay is $44.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCA, Inc. and Reliant Rehabilitation, earning around $39.76 and $39.12, respectively. Genesis Rehab Services pays the lowest at around $34.50. RehabCare and Kindred Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $36.48 and $36.62, respectively.

Occupational Therapist (OT) Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Occupational Therapist (OT)s?

Skills in Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)s?

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 $33.88 based on 1,659 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.42 based on 3,149 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.74 based on 1,217 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.31 based on 1,287 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43.
Employees with Occupational Therapist (OT) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8,454 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.6%
Early Career
37.2%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
13.5%