The average salary for an Occupational Therapist (OT) is R258,776.
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Job Description for Occupational Therapist (OT)
An occupational therapist helps people gain better functioning of their bodies so that daily activities can be performed better. The occupational therapist will perform an evaluation of a patient’s abilities. Then goals can be planned, according to the needs and wants of the client and the client’s family. The goals may be modified over time, according to the patient’s progress. It is important to evaluate each patient differently and to provide continuous progress evaluations. The occupationa…Read more
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Popular Skills for Occupational Therapist (OT)
Skills in Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Acute Care and Orthopedics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics.
Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Therapist (OT)
An entry-level Occupational Therapist (OT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R232,914 based on 19 salaries. An early career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R251,303 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Occupational Therapist (OT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R279,176 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R294,292 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R398,881.
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