Occupational Therapist -OT Salary in the United States

How much does an Occupational Therapist -OT make in the United States? The average Occupational Therapist -OT salary in the United States is $87,380 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $80,040 and $95,200. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Occupational Therapist -OT teaches patients skills/techniques and how to use adaptive equipment for participating in activities. Plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs to help patients develop, regain, or maintain their ability to perform daily activities. Being an Occupational Therapist -OT may require a master's degree. Studies, evaluates, and records patients' activities and progress. In addition, Occupational Therapist -OT typically reports to a manager. Typically requires Occupational Therapist certification. Occupational Therapist -OT's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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