Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,050
25th Percentile Wage
$73,640
50th Percentile Wage
$90,640
75th Percentile Wage
$108,150
90th Percentile Wage
$127,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.39
25th Percentile Wage
$35.40
50th Percentile Wage
$43.58
75th Percentile Wage
$52.00
90th Percentile Wage
$61.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.12. The median hourly salary is $43.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.39.

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
201690,6405.48%8.11%
201585,6700.55%-
201485,2004.57%-
201381,310-2.44%-
201283,290--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Virginia ranges from $66,920 to $98,830. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Virginia is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $98,830. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $90,610). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $66,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$98,830
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$90,610
Charlottesville
$89,020
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$88,850
Lynchburg
$86,470
Roanoke
$85,260
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$82,230
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$80,680
Richmond
$78,880
Danville
$66,920


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