Occupational Therapists Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists amongst New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,200
25th Percentile Wage
$75,700
50th Percentile Wage
$93,530
75th Percentile Wage
$113,800
90th Percentile Wage
$127,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,200.

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
$93,530
3.07% 7.31%
2016
$90,660
1.09% -
2015
$89,670
0.06% -
2014
$89,620
1.76% -
2013
$88,040
1.53% -
2012
$86,690
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of New Jersey ranges from $75,660 to $95,520. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $95,520. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $94,160). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $75,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$95,520
Trenton-Ewing
$94,160
Edison-New Brunswick
$92,070
Wilmington
$88,790
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$88,660
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$75,660




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