$60,935
Avg. Salary
$36.94
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,017

Bonus

$504

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist is $36.94 per hour.

The average pay for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist is $60,935 per year.

$27.09
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$56.45
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MEDIAN $36.94
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$76k
90%
MEDIAN $60,935
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$0$97K
Salary $48,735 - $76,095
Bonus $295 - $3,878
Profit Sharing $504
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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$51,158 - $97,117
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 601
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $27.09 - $56.45
Hourly Tips $5.38
Overtime $24.09 - $74.75
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $295 - $3,878
Profit Sharing $504
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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$51,158 - $97,117
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 443

Job Description for Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Pediatric occupational therapists' duties revolve around patient care, helping improve the physical, cognitive, and motor skills of pediatric patients. These responsibilities begin with the examination and evaluation of patients seeking care. This leads to the development of a treatment plan, in which options and rationale must be communicated with patients and their parents/guardians, and the provision of appropriate therapy services, All of this must be performed while keeping medical records and adhering to legal and institutional policies.

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Pediatric Occupational Therapist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Pediatric Occupational Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 420 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pediatric Occupational Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Pediatric Occupational Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 106 salaries. A Pediatric Occupational Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,707

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Pediatric Occupational Therapists, Atlanta provides a pay rate that is 45 percent greater than the national average. Pediatric Occupational Therapists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+41 percent), Miami (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+29 percent), and San Jose (+22 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Spokane, 16 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Chicago (4 percent less) and Colorado Springs (2 percent less).

Pediatric Occupational Therapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist?

Pediatric Occupational Therapist in Seattle:
Obtain a strong and detailed understanding of normal development from both a neurological and sensory standpoint.

Pediatric Occupational Therapist in Mokena:
"Fun but stressful."
Know that you really like working with children and their parents. If you don't like working with the whole family, this job is not for you. Also know that the job is very demanding, both physically and mentally. Continuing education is a big part of your job to stay as current as possible.

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Key Stats for Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

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Experience Affects Pediatric Occupational Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$66,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Pediatric Occupational Therapist Salaries

Autism
▲20%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲12%

Feeding
▲3%

National Average
$66,000

Pediatrics
▼1%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼5%

Sensory Integration
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 33%