Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among Ohio 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,430
25th Percentile Wage
$68,440
50th Percentile Wage
$81,800
75th Percentile Wage
$100,330
90th Percentile Wage
$121,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.61
25th Percentile Wage
$32.90
50th Percentile Wage
$39.33
75th Percentile Wage
$48.24
90th Percentile Wage
$58.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.34. The median hourly salary is $39.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,8002.43%4.44%
201579,8100.53%-
201479,3900.14%-
201379,2801.40%-
201278,170--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Ohio ranges from $69,650 to $99,130. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Ohio is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $99,130. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $94,300). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$99,130
Dayton
$94,300
Akron
$86,200
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$85,950
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$83,720
Cincinnati-Middletown
$81,260
Canton-Massillon
$80,200
Lima
$79,270
Columbus
$79,120
Mansfield
$76,100
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$74,570
Toledo
$71,020
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$69,650


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