$79,760
Avg. Salary
$42.21
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Senior Occupational Therapist is $42.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Occupational Therapist is $79,760 per year.

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$34.41
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$42.21
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$52.82
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MEDIAN $42.21
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$62k
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$99k
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MEDIAN $79,760
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MEDIAN: $79,760
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$0$105K
Salary $62,099 - $99,202
Bonus $48.48 - $11,960
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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$68,352 - $105,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $34.41 - $52.82
Overtime $22.30 - $71.45
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $48.48 - $11,960
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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$68,352 - $105,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 101

Job Description for Senior Occupational Therapist

Positions as a senior occupational therapist are available in a wide variety of locations, ranging from government departments to senior living homes. Many of these positions require a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. Most require relevant experience in a similar environment, in addition to certifications. Most commonly, this includes the National Certification Examination for Registered Occupational Therapists, although requirements vary by position and location.

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Common Career Paths for Senior Occupational Therapist


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Although many Senior Occupational Therapists transition into Registered Occupational Therapist roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $71K.

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Popular Skills for Senior Occupational Therapist


Survey takers who work as Senior Occupational Therapists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Certified Hand Therapist, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation, and Pediatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Geriatrics indicates knowledge of Pediatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Occupational Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Occupational Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Occupational Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $87,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Senior Occupational Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 57 salaries. A Senior 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 $85,000 based on 41 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Occupational Therapist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Senior Occupational Therapist Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Senior Occupational Therapist Salaries

Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
▲4%

▲3%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Pediatrics
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 24%