Average Base Pay
14.86% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Occupational Therapy Aides role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $22,120. A Occupational Therapy Aides candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $25,400. A person in a mid-career Occupational Therapy Aides role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $30,920 a year. Occupational Therapy Aides with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $36,900. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Occupational Therapy Aides role’s annual salary averages $45,120 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Occupational Therapy Aides position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $30,920 higher than the national average for Occupational Therapy Aides positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Occupational Therapy Aides roles that can advance both internally and with another company.