How much does a Occupational Therapist earn in the United States? The average Occupational Therapist salary in the United States is $86,326 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $79,073 and $94,050. 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 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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