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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,140
25th Percentile Wage
$69,290
50th Percentile Wage
$85,940
75th Percentile Wage
$99,830
90th Percentile Wage
$118,830

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 $118,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.03
25th Percentile Wage
$33.31
50th Percentile Wage
$41.32
75th Percentile Wage
$48.00
90th Percentile Wage
$57.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.13. The median hourly salary is $41.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.03.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,9404.17%10.10%
201582,3603.80%-
201479,2303.16%-
201376,730-0.69%-
201277,260--

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 $67,660 to $93,010. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Arizona is Prescott with a median annual salary of $93,010. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $88,870). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $67,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Prescott
$93,010
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$88,870
Tucson
$79,340
Flagstaff
$72,590
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$69,440
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$67,660


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