How much does a Occupational Therapist - Nursing Home earn in the United States? The average Occupational Therapist - Nursing Home salary in the United States is $79,733 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,855 and $85,671. 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 Cost of Living in Major Cities
Plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs in a nursing home environment 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. Studies, evaluates, and records patients' activities and progress. May require a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Typically requires Occupational Therapist certification. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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