Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Therapy Assistants in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,130
25th Percentile Wage
$49,640
50th Percentile Wage
$56,960
75th Percentile Wage
$63,330
90th Percentile Wage
$72,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapy assistants in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,130.

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
$56,960
1.05% 6.13%
2016
$56,360
1.47% -
2015
$55,530
-2.34% -
2014
$56,830
2.08% -
2013
$55,650
3.92% -
2012
$53,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapy assistants in state of West Virginia ranges from $52,690 to $67,850. The highest paying area for occupational therapy assistants in West Virginia is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $67,850. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $65,800). The lowest paying area is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $52,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cumberland
$67,850
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$65,800
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$61,030
Charleston
$60,320
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$55,900
Huntington-Ashland
$52,690




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