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Occupational Therapists Salary in the Industry of Federal government, including USPS

The salary statistics and trend of occupational therapists in the industry of federal government, including usps are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare occupational therapists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,530
25th Percentile Wage
$73,880
50th Percentile Wage
$79,480
75th Percentile Wage
$86,950
90th Percentile Wage
$93,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for occupational therapists in the industry of federal government, including usps. 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 $93,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent occupational therapists is $66,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists in the industry of Federal government, including USPS from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,4802.03%4.58%
201577,870-0.01%-
201477,8802.00%-
201376,3200.63%-
201275,840--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.99
25th Percentile Wage
$35.52
50th Percentile Wage
$38.21
75th Percentile Wage
$41.80
90th Percentile Wage
$44.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in the industry of federal government, including usps. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) occupational therapists is $44.85. The median hourly salary is $38.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.99.

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of occupational therapists in eight industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of occupational therapists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$82,730
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$79,480
Federal government, including USPS
$79,480
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$77,930
State government, including schools and hospitals
$75,060
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$75,040
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$74,060
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$70,860

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