Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Georgia

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,150
25th Percentile Wage
$68,410
50th Percentile Wage
$82,960
75th Percentile Wage
$97,630
90th Percentile Wage
$109,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.51
25th Percentile Wage
$32.89
50th Percentile Wage
$39.88
75th Percentile Wage
$46.94
90th Percentile Wage
$52.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.54. The median hourly salary is $39.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.51.

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
201682,9602.71%8.55%
201580,7100.07%-
201480,6505.53%-
201376,1900.42%-
201275,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Georgia ranges from $53,220 to $90,860. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Georgia is Rome with a median annual salary of $90,860. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $87,190). The lowest paying area is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $53,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rome
$90,860
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$87,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$85,110
Macon
$85,060
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$83,720
Gainesville
$82,160
Columbus
$80,170
Valdosta
$77,760
Albany
$75,860
Savannah
$72,510
Dalton
$66,900
Warner Robins
$53,220



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