Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among Kentucky cities 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 Therapists in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,400
25th Percentile Wage
$66,030
50th Percentile Wage
$78,030
75th Percentile Wage
$92,770
90th Percentile Wage
$103,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,030
-1.04% 1.47%
2016
$78,840
-1.56% -
2015
$80,070
0.74% -
2014
$79,480
0.29% -
2013
$79,250
2.99% -
2012
$76,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Kentucky ranges from $69,300 to $84,370. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $84,370. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Bowling Green (mean annual salary $83,920). The lowest paying area is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$84,370
Bowling Green
$83,920
Lexington-Fayette
$81,260
Louisville-Jefferson County
$78,220
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$75,410
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$75,310
Owensboro
$73,190
Evansville
$72,920
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$71,380
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$69,300




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