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Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Occupational Therapists in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$85,190
6.16% 12.14%
2016
$79,940
7.61% -
2015
$73,860
-2.37% -
2014
$75,610
-1.75% -
2013
$76,930
2.70% -
2012
$74,850
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapists Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

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
Burlington
$94,790
Rocky Mount
$88,740
Raleigh-Cary
$88,570
Durham-Chapel Hill
$85,190
Winston-Salem
$83,920
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$83,750
Greensboro-High Point
$82,400
Greenville
$81,310
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$80,480
Asheville
$80,030
Goldsboro
$79,570
Wilmington
$78,620
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$78,500
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$75,430
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$73,500
Fayetteville
$72,210



See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.