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 among Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,670
25th Percentile Wage
$59,180
50th Percentile Wage
$71,380
75th Percentile Wage
$82,230
90th Percentile Wage
$96,350

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 $96,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,670.

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
$71,380
4.41% 7.23%
2016
$68,230
-0.07% -
2015
$68,280
1.39% -
2014
$67,330
0.25% -
2013
$67,160
1.40% -
2012
$66,220
- -

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 $46,850 to $79,150. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $79,150. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Janesville (mean annual salary $77,560). The lowest paying area is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $46,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$79,150
Janesville
$77,560
Appleton
$77,550
Madison
$74,090
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$73,750
Eau Claire
$73,640
Fond du Lac
$73,340
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$73,120
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$72,500
Sheboygan
$72,430
Racine
$72,370
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$71,950
Wausau
$71,230
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,320
Duluth
$69,200
Oshkosh-Neenah
$68,770
La Crosse
$67,380
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,060
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$60,520
Green Bay
$46,850




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