The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational therapy assistants in Topeka, Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of occupational therapy assistants in Topeka is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$38,130|
|25th Percentile Wage||$48,870|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,440|
|75th Percentile Wage||$66,060|
|90th Percentile Wage||$85,220|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Topeka, Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,130.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapy assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $57,440, Topeka is the second highest paying city for occupational therapy assistants in state of Kansas, following the highest paying city Wichita (median annual salary of $61,650). Compared with Wichita, the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in Topeka is 6.8 percent (6.8%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Kansas nonmetropolitan area|| |