Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,220
25th Percentile Wage
$74,080
50th Percentile Wage
$92,230
75th Percentile Wage
$115,070
90th Percentile Wage
$143,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.95
25th Percentile Wage
$35.61
50th Percentile Wage
$44.34
75th Percentile Wage
$55.32
90th Percentile Wage
$69.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.04. The median hourly salary is $44.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.95.

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
201692,2303.50%11.36%
201589,0001.97%-
201487,2503.61%-
201384,1002.79%-
201281,750--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Texas ranges from $72,660 to $117,970. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $117,970. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $117,140). The lowest paying area is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $72,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$117,970
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$117,140
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$110,350
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$105,080
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$103,310
College Station-Bryan
$99,950
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$99,480
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$98,010
Brownsville-Harlingen
$97,200
Waco
$96,160
Fort Worth-Arlington
$94,340
El Paso
$93,890
Tyler
$93,190
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$90,570
Lubbock
$89,610
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$89,390
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$89,250
Longview
$88,490
Laredo
$88,320
Abilene
$87,660
Amarillo
$86,610
Texarkana-Texarkana
$85,830
Corpus Christi
$84,910
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$84,880
Sherman-Denison
$83,830
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$80,540
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$72,660


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