Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,810
25th Percentile Wage
$63,630
50th Percentile Wage
$75,160
75th Percentile Wage
$92,570
90th Percentile Wage
$120,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,810.

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
$75,160
2.13% 13.61%
2016
$73,560
3.06% -
2015
$71,310
3.79% -
2014
$68,610
3.92% -
2013
$65,920
1.50% -
2012
$64,930
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Michigan ranges from $57,530 to $84,000. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Michigan is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $84,000. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $80,350). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Niles-Benton Harbor
$84,000
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$80,350
Jackson
$78,430
Ann Arbor
$78,040
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$76,960
Flint
$75,810
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$73,780
South Bend-Mishawaka
$73,130
Battle Creek
$72,430
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$72,360
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$72,280
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$72,100
Lansing-East Lansing
$71,750
Kalamazoo-Portage
$71,730
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$70,720
Monroe
$69,240
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$68,050
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$67,910
Bay City
$64,940
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,530




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