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Occupational Therapists Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of occupational therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational therapists salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,200
25th Percentile Wage
$73,650
50th Percentile Wage
$91,400
75th Percentile Wage
$114,810
90th Percentile Wage
$131,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) occupational therapists is $131,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational therapists is $55,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,4000.28%5.95%
201591,1405.19%-
201486,410-0.02%-
201386,4300.54%-
201285,960--

Compare Occupational Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of occupational therapists in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed occupational therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$93,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$91,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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