Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,150
25th Percentile Wage
$71,140
50th Percentile Wage
$84,430
75th Percentile Wage
$99,760
90th Percentile Wage
$124,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,150.

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
$84,430
1.95% 11.76%
2016
$82,780
3.33% -
2015
$80,020
-1.04% -
2014
$80,850
5.07% -
2013
$76,750
2.93% -
2012
$74,500
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Colorado ranges from $78,160 to $98,290. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $98,290. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $91,550). The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $78,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$98,290
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$91,550
Grand Junction
$89,880
Pueblo
$87,030
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$83,750
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$82,670
Greeley
$81,740
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$81,370
Fort Collins-Loveland
$80,170
Boulder
$78,160




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