Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Arizona

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,710
25th Percentile Wage
$71,420
50th Percentile Wage
$87,790
75th Percentile Wage
$100,600
90th Percentile Wage
$118,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,710.

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
$87,790
2.11% 11.99%
2016
$85,940
4.17% -
2015
$82,360
3.80% -
2014
$79,230
3.16% -
2013
$76,730
-0.69% -
2012
$77,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Arizona ranges from $69,440 to $93,230. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Arizona is Prescott with a median annual salary of $93,230. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $90,280). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Prescott
$93,230
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$90,280
Tucson
$77,790
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$75,840
Flagstaff
$73,560
Yuma
$73,170
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$69,440




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