Occupational Therapist Salary in the United States

How much does an Occupational Therapist make in the United States? The average Occupational Therapist salary in the United States is $87,371 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $80,032 and $95,190. 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

Skills Associated with Occupational Therapist: Medical Specialty: Occupational Therapy (OT), Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Rehabilitation Practices/Programs

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Occupational Therapist plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs to help patients develop, regain, or maintain their ability to perform daily activities. Teaches patients skills/techniques and how to use adaptive equipment for participating in activities. Being an Occupational Therapist studies, evaluates, and records patients' activities and progress. May require a master's degree. Additionally, Occupational Therapist typically reports to a manager. Typically requires Occupational Therapist certification. Occupational Therapist'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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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%