Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,140
25th Percentile Wage
$66,540
50th Percentile Wage
$77,760
75th Percentile Wage
$91,880
90th Percentile Wage
$102,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,140.

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
$77,760
5.39% 9.19%
2016
$73,570
0.07% -
2015
$73,520
3.70% -
2014
$70,800
1.60% -
2013
$69,670
-1.35% -
2012
$70,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Missouri ranges from $53,830 to $98,060. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $98,060. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $89,680). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $53,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$98,060
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$89,680
Springfield
$86,190
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$84,460
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$83,920
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$79,440
Columbia
$77,570
St Louis
$76,560
Kansas City
$76,090
St Joseph
$74,530
Jefferson City
$71,190
Joplin
$53,830




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