Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is $59,195
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)s?
An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,510 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 8 salaries.
What Do Occupational Therapist (OT)s Do?
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.
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