Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,310
25th Percentile Wage
$44,590
50th Percentile Wage
$59,450
75th Percentile Wage
$71,200
90th Percentile Wage
$79,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,310.

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
$59,450
-0.10% 7.40%
2016
$59,510
5.61% -
2015
$56,170
5.31% -
2014
$53,190
-5.81% -
2013
$56,280
2.19% -
2012
$55,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Louisiana ranges from $43,580 to $68,460. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Louisiana is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,460. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,130). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $43,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$68,460
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$63,130
Baton Rouge
$62,800
Lafayette
$61,150
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$60,790
Lake Charles
$59,150
Monroe
$52,870
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$43,770
Shreveport-Bossier City
$43,580




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