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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,240
25th Percentile Wage
$72,510
50th Percentile Wage
$90,520
75th Percentile Wage
$112,600
90th Percentile Wage
$141,380

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 $141,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,240.

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
$90,520
-1.89% 9.69%
2016
$92,230
3.50% -
2015
$89,000
1.97% -
2014
$87,250
3.61% -
2013
$84,100
2.79% -
2012
$81,750
- -

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 $63,210 to $109,280. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $109,280. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $104,520). The lowest paying area is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$109,280
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$104,520
College Station-Bryan
$99,950
Waco
$99,800
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$99,520
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$97,700
Tyler
$96,440
Brownsville-Harlingen
$95,990
Longview
$95,420
Victoria
$93,980
San Angelo
$92,840
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$92,320
El Paso
$92,090
Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,610
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$91,320
Lubbock
$89,260
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$89,080
Midland
$88,890
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$88,850
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$87,930
Amarillo
$87,240
Abilene
$86,790
Texarkana-Texarkana
$85,830
Laredo
$85,270
Sherman-Denison
$84,410
Wichita Falls
$83,590
Corpus Christi
$80,460
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$79,790
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$76,750
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,150
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,210




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