Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapy assistants in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapy assistants among Alabama cities 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 Therapy Assistants in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,900
25th Percentile Wage
$48,050
50th Percentile Wage
$56,340
75th Percentile Wage
$63,520
90th Percentile Wage
$75,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,340
-3.23% 3.09%
2016
$58,160
1.91% -
2015
$57,050
0.26% -
2014
$56,900
2.02% -
2013
$55,750
2.06% -
2012
$54,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapy Assistants in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Alabama ranges from $53,100 to $60,170. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $60,170. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,500). The lowest paying area is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $53,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$60,170
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$56,500
Gadsden
$56,220
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,770
Birmingham-Hoover
$53,100




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