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Occupational Therapists Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists amongst North Dakota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,070
25th Percentile Wage
$55,240
50th Percentile Wage
$63,170
75th Percentile Wage
$74,890
90th Percentile Wage
$85,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.59
25th Percentile Wage
$26.56
50th Percentile Wage
$30.37
75th Percentile Wage
$36.01
90th Percentile Wage
$40.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.95. The median hourly salary is $30.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.59.

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
201663,170-1.08%11.16%
201563,8504.89%-
201460,7305.42%-
201357,4402.30%-
201256,120--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in North Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of North Dakota ranges from $59,530 to $72,250. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in North Dakota is East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,250. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is Grand Forks (mean annual salary $65,450). The lowest paying area is Bismarck with a median annual salary of $59,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$72,250
Grand Forks
$65,450
Fargo
$62,770
Bismarck
$59,530


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