Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,320
25th Percentile Wage
$46,920
50th Percentile Wage
$56,560
75th Percentile Wage
$68,170
90th Percentile Wage
$78,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,320.

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
$56,560
2.72% 4.47%
2016
$55,020
-6.32% -
2015
$58,500
3.09% -
2014
$56,690
-2.05% -
2013
$57,850
6.60% -
2012
$54,030
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Kentucky ranges from $45,550 to $63,890. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Kentucky is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,890. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $61,980). The lowest paying area is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $45,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$63,890
Lexington-Fayette
$61,980
Louisville-Jefferson County
$57,320
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$56,380
Evansville
$54,120
Owensboro
$45,550




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