Occupational Therapists Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,240
25th Percentile Wage
$66,760
50th Percentile Wage
$82,860
75th Percentile Wage
$105,330
90th Percentile Wage
$127,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,240.

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
$82,860
0.49% 13.29%
2016
$82,450
4.46% -
2015
$78,770
3.44% -
2014
$76,060
3.22% -
2013
$73,610
2.39% -
2012
$71,850
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of New York ranges from $53,920 to $93,230. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $93,230. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Kingston (mean annual salary $87,970). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $53,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$93,230
Kingston
$87,970
Nassau-Suffolk
$81,910
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$81,000
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$80,570
Binghamton
$75,570
Rochester
$73,500
Elmira
$73,360
Utica-Rome
$72,230
Glens Falls
$71,230
Syracuse
$70,080
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$69,570
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$68,350
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$68,160
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$67,930
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$65,350
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,510
Ithaca
$53,920




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