Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Therapists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,890
25th Percentile Wage
$66,330
50th Percentile Wage
$79,230
75th Percentile Wage
$97,300
90th Percentile Wage
$115,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,230
-0.82% 11.62%
2016
$79,880
3.29% -
2015
$77,250
-0.06% -
2014
$77,300
5.17% -
2013
$73,300
4.47% -
2012
$70,020
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Alabama ranges from $60,930 to $94,350. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Alabama is Dothan with a median annual salary of $94,350. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $86,250). The lowest paying area is Decatur with a median annual salary of $60,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dothan
$94,350
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$86,250
Montgomery
$81,500
Birmingham-Hoover
$80,810
Gadsden
$78,820
Tuscaloosa
$78,590
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$78,320
Auburn-Opelika
$77,140
Huntsville
$76,520
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$76,260
Mobile
$72,030
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$70,730
Decatur
$60,930




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