How much does a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant make in the United States? The average Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant salary in the United States is $59,373 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $53,491 and $65,230. 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. 

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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant assists an Occupational Therapist with rehabilitative activities for patients who may have developmental, physical and emotional impairments or who are recovering from injury. Prepares adaptive equipment used during treatment and supports patient activities. Being a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant documents therapeutic activities and details of patients progress. Requires an associate degree. Additionally, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant requires NBCOT Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) certification. Typically reports to an occupational therapist. Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant: Patient and Care Giver Education, Patient Assessment, Adaptive Equipment Training, Electronic health records (EHR) Software ...More

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