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Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary

$56,352 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$N/A

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is $56,352 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is between $41,162 and $68,966. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Occupational Therapy Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists Occupational Therapist in administering occupational therapy program in hospital, related facility, or community setting for physically, developmentally, mentally disabled, or emotionally disabled clients.
  • Observes occupational therapy patients, and reports information and observations to supervisor.
  • Follows guidelines, and carries out general activity program for individuals or groups.
  • Assists in evaluation of clients' daily living skills and capacities to determine extent of abilities and limitations.
  • Assists in planning and implementing educational, vocational, and recreational programs and activities established by registered Occupational Therapist, designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health and self-sufficiency.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Occupational Therapy Assistants

Job family population: 42,660

Estimated population of Occupational Therapy Assistant jobs: 39,725

Rate of error: 2.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,328
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Listings for United States

Travel Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - $1,477 per week - Roseville
Nov 18
Roseville, United States
TherapyFly Travel Therapy
NurseFly Travel Nursing with TotalMed Therapy Staffing is seeking a travel certified occupational therapist assistant for a travel job in Roseville, California:- Specialty: Certified Occupational ...
Travel Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - $1,506 per week
Nov 13
Albuquerque, United States
TherapyFly Travel Therapy
NurseFly Travel Nursing with TotalMed Therapy Staffing is seeking a travel certified occupational therapist assistant for a travel job in Albuquerque, New Mexico: - Specialty: Certified Occupational ...
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Pasco
Oct 30
Pasco, United States
CAN DO kids therapy clinic
The primary role of the Certified Occupational Therapist OTR/L is to provide exceptional occupational therapy for our clients. This role will be responsible for initial evaluation and clinical ...
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Oct 31
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Summit Healthcare Services
You will work alongside professional and caring therapists to provide high quality patient care. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures. * Performs all ...
Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA/COTA)
Nov 4
Pasadena, CA, USA
OT TO THE RESCUE INC
... and occupational therapy assistants throughout Southern California. Assistive technology specialist opportunities are also available. We provide school-based OT services in non-traditional ...

The average pay for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is $56,352 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is between $41,162 and $68,966. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Occupational Therapy Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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