Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Nebraska

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among Nebraska 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,870
25th Percentile Wage
$63,760
50th Percentile Wage
$75,250
75th Percentile Wage
$89,340
90th Percentile Wage
$100,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,870.

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
$75,250
1.90% 5.67%
2016
$73,820
2.19% -
2015
$72,200
0.76% -
2014
$71,650
2.02% -
2013
$70,200
-1.11% -
2012
$70,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in Nebraska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Nebraska ranges from $73,120 to $82,250. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Nebraska is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $82,250. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,800). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lincoln
$82,250
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$77,800
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$75,000
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$74,930
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$73,790
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$73,120




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