Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapy assistants in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapy assistants amongst Indiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,750
25th Percentile Wage
$52,200
50th Percentile Wage
$58,560
75th Percentile Wage
$65,650
90th Percentile Wage
$78,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapy assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,560
1.30% 9.32%
2016
$57,800
3.27% -
2015
$55,910
2.07% -
2014
$54,750
2.79% -
2013
$53,220
0.23% -
2012
$53,100
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Indiana ranges from $53,070 to $60,860. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $60,860. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $60,370). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$60,860
Indianapolis-Carmel
$60,370
Kokomo
$59,370
Terre Haute
$57,790
Fort Wayne
$57,550
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$55,930
Elkhart-Goshen
$55,510
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,350
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,070




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