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What is the average salary for Occupational Therapists in the United States?

Occupational Therapists earn an average hourly wage of $38.46. Hourly wages typically start from $25.32 and go up to $54.30. Occupational Therapists earn an average salary of $80,000 per year. Salaries typically start from $52,670 and go up to $112,950.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Occupational Therapists in the United States earn:

$54.30 an hour $112,950 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Occupational Therapists in the United States earn:

$45.28 an hour $94,190 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Occupational Therapists in the United States earn:

$37.89 an hour $78,810 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Occupational Therapists in the United States earn:

$31.26 an hour $65,020 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Occupational Therapists in the United States earn:

$25.32 an hour $52,670 per year

Historical salary for Occupational Therapists in the United States

Occupational Therapist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Occupational Therapist Salary in Nevada $51.80 $107,750 # 1
Occupational Therapist Salary in California $43.14 $89,740 # 2
Occupational Therapist Salary in New Jersey $43.13 $89,710 # 3
Occupational Therapist Salary in Texas $43.12 $89,690 # 4
Occupational Therapist Salary in District of Columbia $41.40 $86,110 # 5
Occupational Therapist Salary in Maryland $40.96 $85,200 # 6
Occupational Therapist Salary in Connecticut $40.82 $84,910 # 7
Occupational Therapist Salary in Virginia $40.81 $84,890 # 8
Occupational Therapist Salary in Florida $40.72 $84,690 # 9
Occupational Therapist Salary in Mississippi $39.40 $81,950 # 10
Occupational Therapist Salary in Arkansas $39.15 $81,440 # 11
Occupational Therapist Salary in Colorado $39.12 $81,380 # 12
Occupational Therapist Salary in Tennessee $39.10 $81,320 # 13
Occupational Therapist Salary in Washington $39.03 $81,180 # 14
Occupational Therapist Salary in Ohio $38.76 $80,620 # 15
Occupational Therapist Salary in Kansas $38.50 $80,090 # 16
Occupational Therapist Salary in Arizona $38.27 $79,610 # 17
Occupational Therapist Salary in Alabama $38.26 $79,580 # 18
Occupational Therapist Salary in New Mexico $38.25 $79,550 # 19
Occupational Therapist Salary in Georgia $38.12 $79,290 # 20
Occupational Therapist Salary in Massachusetts $38.06 $79,170 # 21
Occupational Therapist Salary in Delaware $38.00 $79,050 # 22
Occupational Therapist Salary in Kentucky $37.95 $78,940 # 23
Occupational Therapist Salary in Oregon $37.92 $78,880 # 24
Occupational Therapist Salary in New York $37.91 $78,850 # 25
Occupational Therapist Salary in Utah $37.55 $78,110 # 26
Occupational Therapist Salary in South Carolina $37.54 $78,090 # 27
Occupational Therapist Salary in Illinois $37.46 $77,930 # 28
Occupational Therapist Salary in Rhode Island $37.43 $77,850 # 29
Occupational Therapist Salary in Indiana $37.05 $77,060 # 30
Occupational Therapist Salary in Oklahoma $36.56 $76,040 # 31
Occupational Therapist Salary in Alaska $36.41 $75,730 # 32
Occupational Therapist Salary in North Carolina $36.33 $75,570 # 33
Occupational Therapist Salary in Louisiana $36.08 $75,040 # 34
Occupational Therapist Salary in Hawaii $35.94 $74,760 # 35
Occupational Therapist Salary in Vermont $35.91 $74,700 # 36
Occupational Therapist Salary in New Hampshire $35.40 $73,630 # 37
Occupational Therapist Salary in West Virginia $35.21 $73,230 # 38
Occupational Therapist Salary in Pennsylvania $35.14 $73,090 # 39
Occupational Therapist Salary in Nebraska $35.13 $73,070 # 40
Occupational Therapist Salary in Wyoming $35.08 $72,960 # 41
Occupational Therapist Salary in Iowa $34.43 $71,620 # 42
Occupational Therapist Salary in Missouri $34.41 $71,570 # 43
Occupational Therapist Salary in Michigan $34.25 $71,240 # 44
Occupational Therapist Salary in Minnesota $33.47 $69,610 # 45
Occupational Therapist Salary in Idaho $33.19 $69,040 # 46
Occupational Therapist Salary in Montana $32.97 $68,580 # 47
Occupational Therapist Salary in Wisconsin $32.61 $67,820 # 48
Occupational Therapist Salary in Maine $31.50 $65,510 # 49
Occupational Therapist Salary in South Dakota $30.90 $64,260 # 50
Occupational Therapist Salary in North Dakota $30.32 $63,070 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics