Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a School-Based Occupational Therapist is $57,569
What is the Pay by Experience Level for School-Based Occupational Therapists?
An entry-level School-Based Occupational Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,340 based on 51 salaries. An early career School-Based Occupational Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do School-Based Occupational Therapists Do?
As the field of special education evolves, it is becoming better understood how to evaluate the skills of special needs students; as such, schools are increasingly taking steps to help special needs students with their unique learning challenges and in obtaining necessary skills. School-based occupational therapists focus on two primary areas: assisting special needs students get the most out of their education through various programs and preparing students to lead productive and independent …Read more