Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapy assistants in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapy assistants among Arizona 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,690
25th Percentile Wage
$50,610
50th Percentile Wage
$61,640
75th Percentile Wage
$71,950
90th Percentile Wage
$78,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.64
25th Percentile Wage
$24.33
50th Percentile Wage
$29.63
75th Percentile Wage
$34.59
90th Percentile Wage
$37.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapy assistants in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.76. The median hourly salary is $29.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.64.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,6402.27%53.94%
201560,24031.39%-
201441,330-5.25%-
201343,50034.74%-
201228,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Arizona ranges from $55,700 to $63,910. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $63,910. The lowest paying area is Tucson with a median annual salary of $55,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$63,910
Tucson
$55,700


Related:

Highest paying cities for occupational therapy assistants

Highest paying industries for occupational therapy assistants.