Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Topeka, Kansas

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Occupational Therapy Assistants in Topeka, Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$57,440
-3.92% 14.38%
2016
$59,690
1.24% -
2015
$58,950
-9.87% -
2014
$64,770
25.49% -
2013
$48,260
-1.91% -
2012
$49,180
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Topeka with Other Kansas Cities

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
Wichita
$61,650
Topeka
$57,440
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,050



See also: Top paying jobs in Topeka, Kansas.