Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational therapy assistants in Albuquerque, New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of occupational therapy assistants in Albuquerque 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 Therapy Assistants in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,090
25th Percentile Wage
$49,480
50th Percentile Wage
$59,840
75th Percentile Wage
$71,860
90th Percentile Wage
$78,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapy assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,840
-11.41% 52.21%
2016
$66,670
1.71% -
2015
$65,530
4.27% -
2014
$62,730
54.20% -
2013
$28,730
0.45% -
2012
$28,600
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Albuquerque with Other New Mexico Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $59,840, Albuquerque is the highest paying city for occupational therapy assistants in state of New Mexico, followed by Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $56,610). In comparison, the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in Albuquerque is 5.4 percent (5.4%) higher than that in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$59,840
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$56,610



See also: Top paying jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.