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Occupational Therapist in the United States

How much does a Occupational Therapist earn in the United States? The average Occupational Therapist salary in the United States is $86,035 as of December 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $78,808 and $93,732. 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. 

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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 u

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  1. This Job:

    Occupational Therapist


    Master's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Occupational Therapy Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Master's Degree

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