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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Therapists in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,540
25th Percentile Wage
$62,240
50th Percentile Wage
$73,560
75th Percentile Wage
$87,850
90th Percentile Wage
$118,720

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 $118,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.74
25th Percentile Wage
$29.92
50th Percentile Wage
$35.36
75th Percentile Wage
$42.24
90th Percentile Wage
$57.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.08. The median hourly salary is $35.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.74.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,5603.06%11.73%
201571,3103.79%-
201468,6103.92%-
201365,9201.50%-
201264,930--

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 $66,460 to $77,940. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $77,940. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Jackson (mean annual salary $77,520). The lowest paying area is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $66,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$77,940
Jackson
$77,520
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$77,220
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$76,320
South Bend-Mishawaka
$75,920
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$74,700
Ann Arbor
$74,290
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$72,360
Battle Creek
$71,860
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$70,220
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$69,750
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$69,620
Kalamazoo-Portage
$69,280
Monroe
$69,240
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$69,120
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$68,840
Lansing-East Lansing
$68,360
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$66,460



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