Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among Washington 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,970
25th Percentile Wage
$65,640
50th Percentile Wage
$78,510
75th Percentile Wage
$94,650
90th Percentile Wage
$108,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $108,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,970.

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
$78,510
-1.67% 0.19%
2016
$79,820
-3.27% -
2015
$82,430
-0.50% -
2014
$82,840
2.89% -
2013
$80,450
2.60% -
2012
$78,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Washington ranges from $70,640 to $102,550. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Washington is Mount Vernon-Anacortes with a median annual salary of $102,550. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $93,760). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $70,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$102,550
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,760
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$91,350
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$91,170
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$89,480
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,310
Longview
$88,170
Yakima
$86,880
Olympia
$82,950
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$82,250
Bellingham
$81,040
Bremerton-Silverdale
$79,160
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$79,050
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$78,370
Tacoma
$74,410
Spokane
$70,640




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