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Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,600
25th Percentile Wage
$49,600
50th Percentile Wage
$56,610
75th Percentile Wage
$62,970
90th Percentile Wage
$79,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,600.

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
$56,610
-7.05% 2.16%
2016
$60,600
4.36% -
2015
$57,960
-1.98% -
2014
$59,110
4.23% -
2013
$56,610
2.16% -
2012
$55,390
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with Other New Mexico Cities

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

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico.