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Occupational Therapy Aide Salary

$34,894 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

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The average pay for an Occupational Therapy Aide is $34,894 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Therapy Aide is between $26,553 and $41,747. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Occupational Therapy Aide. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant in occupational therapy program in hospital or similar institution.
  • Performs program support services, such as transporting patient, assembling equipment, and preparing and maintaining work areas, as directed by professional staff.
Occupational Therapy Aide Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Occupational Therapy Aides

Job family population: 7,740

Estimated population of Occupational Therapy Aide jobs: 7,207

Rate of error: 7.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Occupational Therapy Aide Job Listings for United States

Occupational Therapy Aide Instructor
Apr 23
Mesa, AZ, USA
East Valley Institute of Technology
Under general supervision the Occupational Therapy Instructor will perform a variety of routine duties, as needed, to teach health occupations to students from different backgrounds, ethnicity ...
Occupational Therapist OR Sr.OT - Bay Colony Pediatric Rehab (outpatient) - 65939
May 23
Galveston, United States
University of Texas Medical Branch
Min Qualifications Master's degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program. ... Delegates duties and monitor service delivery appropriately to COTA, Rehabilitation Aide.
Occupational Therapist
May 23
San Francisco, CA, USA
Blossom Ridge Home Health & Hospice
We are currently seeking Per-Diem Occupational Therapists OTR/L to care for patients in the San ... When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care ...
Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapy Assistant (OT/COTA)
May 23
Denver, CO, USA
Sloans Lake Rehab Center
... Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing rehabilitative therapy to patients upon ... Able to supervise and support physical therapist assistants; rehabilitation aides and/or students.
Occupational Therapist
May 21
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Transitions Home Health
Scrubs Job Description The occupational therapist contracted or employed through the Organization ... When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care ...
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