Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Kansas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,450
25th Percentile Wage
$46,000
50th Percentile Wage
$57,110
75th Percentile Wage
$66,540
90th Percentile Wage
$79,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,450.

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
$57,110
-2.19% 0.82%
2016
$58,360
-0.07% -
2015
$58,400
-1.18% -
2014
$59,090
4.38% -
2013
$56,500
-0.25% -
2012
$56,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Kansas ranges from $55,050 to $61,650. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $61,650. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Topeka (mean annual salary $57,440). The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$61,650
Topeka
$57,440
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,050




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