Occupational Therapists Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,280
25th Percentile Wage
$56,500
50th Percentile Wage
$68,230
75th Percentile Wage
$78,280
90th Percentile Wage
$90,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.77
25th Percentile Wage
$27.16
50th Percentile Wage
$32.79
75th Percentile Wage
$37.64
90th Percentile Wage
$43.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational therapists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.63. The median hourly salary is $32.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.77.

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
201668,230-0.07%2.95%
201568,2801.39%-
201467,3300.25%-
201367,1601.40%-
201266,220--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $46,750 to $79,720. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $79,720. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Janesville (mean annual salary $77,990). The lowest paying area is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $46,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$79,720
Janesville
$77,990
Madison
$74,030
Fond du Lac
$73,340
Wausau
$72,980
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$72,930
Eau Claire
$72,060
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,450
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,960
Racine
$69,430
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,320
Oshkosh-Neenah
$68,130
Duluth
$67,500
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$66,750
La Crosse
$66,620
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,860
Appleton
$60,550
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,280
Green Bay
$46,750



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