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Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$63,556 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is $63,556 a year and $31 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Therapy Assistant is between $46,423 and $77,782. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Occupational Therapy Assistants

Job family population: 41,650

Estimated population of Occupational Therapy Assistant jobs: 38,784

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Jun 11
Manhattan, NY, USA
Nport Staffing (Upstate NY)
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) Location: Manhattan NY Facility: Skilled Nursing Job Type: Full Time & Per Diem Summary Statement: The "Occupational Therapist Assistant" shall be ...
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
May 30
New York, NY, USA
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - FT Positions available in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens For more than 25 years, TheraCare has been dedicated to setting the standards for ...
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
May 24
Queens, NY, USA
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) For more than 25 years, TheraCare has been dedicated to setting the standards for excellence for multi-service healthcare, developmental and ...
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA (7634)
May 28
Far Rockaway, NY, USA
Tender Touch Rehab Services
Our Skilled Nursing Facility is seeking a full-time Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant "COTA" to join our team! At Tender Touch, we are committed to creating a great place to work for all ...
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Previous experience in occupational therapy or other related fields * Ability to build rapport with ... Providing RN, LPN, CNA, PT, PTA, PT Aide, OT, OTA, PA and NP to Nursing Homes, Clinics and ...
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