The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational therapists in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of occupational therapists in Durham-Chapel Hill is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$60,200|
|25th Percentile Wage||$71,520|
|50th Percentile Wage||$85,190|
|75th Percentile Wage||$96,600|
|90th Percentile Wage||$103,800|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,200.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $85,190 in Durham-Chapel Hill is in the middle of salary range for occupational therapists in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of occupational therapists in Durham-Chapel Hill is 10.1 percent (10.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Burlington and 15.2 percent (15.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fayetteville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Rocky Mount|| |
|Durham-Chapel Hill|| |
|Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Greensboro-High Point|| |
|Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |