Occupational Therapy Manager Salary

Just below two-thirds of Occupational Therapy Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $65K to $102K per year, but median earnings come to around $87K per year. Work is enjoyable for Occupational Therapy Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Most Occupational Therapy Managers survey respondents are women (71 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$77,497 - $92,829
$87K
MEDIAN: $86,680
50%

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$0$110K
Salary $86,680
Bonus $2,750
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$65,593 - $110,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Occupational Therapy Manager

Occupational therapy managers are usually therapists who have managerial duties at an institution which provides occupational therapy to individuals. Many of their duties are administrative, though some managers may also have hands-on duties.

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Occupational Therapy Manager Tasks

  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, stay abreast of new therapy approaches.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities of the OT department.
  • As a clinician, supervise staff and give technical direction with evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Key Stats for Occupational Therapy Manager

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Occupational Therapy Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$85,000

Experienced
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 25%
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