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Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational therapists in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of occupational therapists in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 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 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,280
25th Percentile Wage
$64,090
50th Percentile Wage
$75,430
75th Percentile Wage
$94,750
90th Percentile Wage
$114,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,280.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$75,430
-13.63% 12.21%
2016
$85,710
8.70% -
2015
$78,250
10.85% -
2014
$69,760
5.07% -
2013
$66,220
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapists Salary in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $75,430 in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for occupational therapists in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of occupational therapists in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is 20.4 percent (20.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Burlington and 4.3 percent (4.3%) 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 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina.