Occupational Therapy Assistant Career

Job Description: Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.


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Occupational Therapy Assistant Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$59,530

Median Hourly Wage

$28.62*

Total Employed Nationally

38,170


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.