$49,085
Avg. Salary
$25.65
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Occupational Therapist Assistant is $25.65 per hour.

The average pay for an Occupational Therapist Assistant is $49,085 per year.

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$17.75
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$25.65
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$34.06
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MEDIAN $49,085
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$0$69K
Salary $30,111 - $66,906
Bonus $1,017
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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$35,697 - $69,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $34.06
Hourly Tips $8.33
Overtime $21.29 - $55.23
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $1,017
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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$35,697 - $69,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 249

Job Description

Occupational therapy assistants are responsible for assisting patients who struggle to perform daily activities due to various physical, mental, or developmental conditions. These assistants work within a variety of health care offices (primarily rehabilitation offices) with occupational therapists and teams of other therapy associates. While they generally work during traditional business hours, it is not uncommon to work extended hours, especially for those who work in hospitals.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Therapist Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Therapist Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 145 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Therapist Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 28 salaries. An Occupational Therapist Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 13 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Occupational Therapist Assistant?

Occupational Therapist Assistant in Baltimore:
Pros: I love dealing with customers/cliants one on one.
Cons:

Occupational Therapist Assistant in North Chicago:
"Continue with education I this field."
Receive more education.

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Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Geriatrics
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Rehabilitation
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%