Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among Arkansas 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 Therapists in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,410
25th Percentile Wage
$59,620
50th Percentile Wage
$76,330
75th Percentile Wage
$99,800
90th Percentile Wage
$120,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,410.

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
$76,330
-3.08% 1.35%
2016
$78,680
-6.32% -
2015
$83,650
-0.37% -
2014
$83,960
3.84% -
2013
$80,740
6.74% -
2012
$75,300
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Arkansas ranges from $47,650 to $93,010. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $93,010. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $89,700). The lowest paying area is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $47,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$93,010
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$89,700
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$86,580
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$72,930
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$70,940
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$69,930
Hot Springs
$47,650




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