Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,990
25th Percentile Wage
$55,680
50th Percentile Wage
$66,520
75th Percentile Wage
$76,370
90th Percentile Wage
$83,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational therapy assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,520
3.35% 6.79%
2016
$64,290
4.84% -
2015
$61,180
-4.17% -
2014
$63,730
1.26% -
2013
$62,930
1.48% -
2012
$62,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapy Assistants in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of Virginia ranges from $61,640 to $73,850. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in Virginia is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $73,850. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $71,430). The lowest paying area is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $61,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lynchburg
$73,850
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$71,430
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$69,370
Richmond
$68,370
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$62,930
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$62,840
Roanoke
$61,640




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