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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,820
25th Percentile Wage
$61,480
50th Percentile Wage
$73,570
75th Percentile Wage
$87,860
90th Percentile Wage
$101,860

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 $101,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.43
25th Percentile Wage
$29.56
50th Percentile Wage
$35.36
75th Percentile Wage
$42.24
90th Percentile Wage
$48.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.97. The median hourly salary is $35.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.43.

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
201673,5700.07%4.02%
201573,5203.70%-
201470,8001.60%-
201369,670-1.35%-
201270,610--

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 $63,740 to $98,010. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $98,010. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Springfield (mean annual salary $85,430). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $63,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$98,010
Springfield
$85,430
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$78,890
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$77,060
Kansas City
$75,950
St Joseph
$74,530
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$74,510
Columbia
$72,160
St Louis
$69,780
Joplin
$63,740


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