Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is $26.71
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)s?
An entry-level Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.33 based on 121 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)s Do?
To be hurt on the job can be crippling in more ways than just the physical damage of the injury. It may take months of intensive and painful physical therapy just to get back to a point where a seriously injured person may walk, much less perform physical labor. This requires the services of occupational therapists, who are assisted in their duties by occupational therapy assistants. The occupational therapy assistant works closely with the patient, aiding them in completing daily exercises …Read more