Salary Mental Health Occupational Therapist

Our data for salaries for mental health occupational therapist has been updated the last time on 29-10-2021. On 29-10-2021 the average salary for a mental health occupational therapist was $ 7,266. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for mental health occupational therapist are $ 125,000 and the lowest are $ 65,000. The most common salaries for mental health occupational therapist are between $ 85,000 (25%) and $ 88,000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of $ 10,400 and a minimum of $ 5,416 with the most common monthly salaries for mental health occupational therapist between $ 7,083 and $ 7,291 per month or $ 40 and $ 42 per hour.

 
The amount that you can earn depends on several factors. Which diplomas or certificates do you possess? How long have you been doing this work? How old are you? What does the CLA prescribe for your industry? Is your role steering or executive? With our salary calculator you can calculate what you could earn as a mental health occupational therapist.

Highest salary for mental health occupational therapist in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for mental health occupational therapist based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for mental health occupational therapist are compared:

New South Wales – average salary $ 7,294

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in New South Wales are:

  1. Strawberry Hills $ 8,627 per month.
  2. Beverly Hills $ 8,214 per month.
  3. Schofields $ 8,067 per month.
  4. Naremburn $ 8,000 per month.
  5. Kincumber $ 7,919 per month.
  6. Gosford $ 7,291 per month.
  7. Perth $ 7,083 per month.
  8. Newcastle $ 6,666 per month.
  9. Sydney $ 6,250 per month.

Northern Territory – average salary $ 8,000

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in Northern Territory are:

  1. Tennant Creek $ 7,027 per month.
  2. Perth $ 6,730 per month.
  3. Winnellie $ 6,394 per month.
  4. Katherine $ 6,280 per month.
  5. Casuarina $ 6,163 per month.
  6. Melbourne $ 5,758 per month.
  7. Remote $ 5,724 per month.
  8. East Arnhem Shire $ 5,073 per month.

Queensland – average salary $ 6,791

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in Queensland are:

  1. Beaudesert $ 7,589 per month.
  2. Taringa $ 7,571 per month.
  3. Rochedale $ 7,551 per month.
  4. Bowen $ 7,529 per month.
  5. St Lucia $ 7,430 per month.
  6. Ferny Hills $ 7,381 per month.
  7. Mermaidters $ 6,666 per month.
  8. Gold Coast $ 6,666 per month.
  9. Brisbane $ 6,250 per month.

South Australia – average salary $ 10,400

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in South Australia are:

  1. Berri $ 9,303 per month.
  2. Kadina $ 9,206 per month.
  3. Hindmarsh $ 9,156 per month.
  4. Craigmore $ 9,156 per month.
  5. Adelaide Region $ 9,156 per month.
  6. Murray Mallee $ 8,963 per month.
  7. Magill $ 8,958 per month.
  8. Bruce $ 8,800 per month.

Tasmania – average salary $ 7,730

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in Tasmania are:

  1. Devonport $ 8,413 per month.
  2. Lenah Valley $ 7,274 per month.
  3. Burnie $ 6,823 per month.
  4. Glenorchy $ 6,057 per month.
  5. Melbourne $ 5,126 per month.
  6. Launceston $ 3,761 per month.
  7. Hobart $ 2,347 per month.

Victoria – average salary $ 6,666

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in Victoria are:

  1. Mont Albert $ 8,425 per month.
  2. Mordialloc $ 8,240 per month.
  3. Mooroolbark $ 8,035 per month.
  4. St Kilda Road $ 7,871 per month.
  5. St Kilda East $ 7,727 per month.
  6. Essendon Fields $ 7,686 per month.
  7. Merricks North $ 7,665 per month.
  8. Wollert $ 7,572 per month.
  9. Caulfield $ 7,444 per month.

Western Australia – average salary $ 7,227

The top cities for mental health occupational therapist in Western Australia are:

  1. Parmelia $ 8,465 per month.
  2. Kambalda $ 7,888 per month.
  3. Fitzroy Crossing $ 7,605 per month.
  4. Mid West $ 7,479 per month.
  5. Goldfields $ 7,419 per month.
  6. East Rockingham $ 7,358 per month.
  7. Australind $ 7,323 per month.
  8. Pilbara $ 7,210 per month.
  9. Butler $ 7,096 per month.

Salary mental health occupational therapist per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for mental health occupational therapist based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Hourly Salary
New South Wales $ 88,000 $ 7,294 $ 42.08
Northern Territory $ 96,000 $ 8,000 $ 46.15
Queensland $ 82,000 $ 6,791 $ 39.18
South Australia $ 125,000 $ 10,400 $ 60.0
Tasmania $ 93,000 $ 7,730 $ 44.6
Victoria $ 80,000 $ 6,666 $ 38.46
Western Australia $ 87,000 $ 7,227 $ 41.7

More salaries for professions such as mental health occupational therapist

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Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Mental Health Nurse $ 93,000 $ 7,755 $ 1,789 $ 44.74
Mental Health Clinician $ 84,000 $ 6,976 $ 1,609 $ 40.25
Mental Health Nurses $ 88,000 $ 7,357 $ 1,697 $ 42.45
Mental Health Worker $ 78,000 $ 6,504 $ 1,501 $ 37.53
Occupational Health Nurse $ 84,000 $ 6,992 $ 1,613 $ 40.34
Occupational Therapist $ 85,000 $ 7,060 $ 1,629 $ 40.73
Community Occupational Therapist $ 84,000 $ 6,984 $ 1,611 $ 40.3
Mental Health Professional $ 87,000 $ 7,249 $ 1,672 $ 41.82
Community Mental Health Nurse $ 119,000 $ 9,878 $ 2,279 $ 56.99
Community Mental Health Clinician $ 81,000 $ 6,736 $ 1,554 $ 38.86
Aged Care Occupational Therapist $ 83,000 $ 6,890 $ 1,590 $ 39.75
Registered Mental Health Nurse $ 91,000 $ 7,573 $ 1,747 $ 43.7
Senior Mental Health Clinician $ 102,000 $ 8,486 $ 1,958 $ 48.96
Lead Mental Health Clinician $ 96,000 $ 7,973 $ 1,840 $ 46.0
Mental Health Social Worker $ 88,000 $ 7,304 $ 1,685 $ 42.14
Pediatric Occupational Therapist $ 138,000 $ 11,477 $ 2,648 $ 66.22
Community Mental Health Worker $ 67,000 $ 5,619 $ 1,296 $ 32.42
Mental Health Support Worker $ 74,000 $ 6,165 $ 1,422 $ 35.57
Mental Health Key Worker $ 65,000 $ 5,391 $ 1,244 $ 31.1
Occupational Therapists $ 93,000 $ 7,717 $ 1,781 $ 44.53
Oral Health Therapist $ 87,000 $ 7,285 $ 1,681 $ 42.03
Senior Occupational Therapist $ 96,000 $ 8,035 $ 1,854 $ 46.36
Paediatric Occupational Therapist $ 80,000 $ 6,704 $ 1,547 $ 38.68
Occupational Therapy Assistant $ 52,000 $ 4,301 $ 992 $ 24.82
Senior Mental Health Professional $ 104,000 $ 8,643 $ 1,994 $ 49.86
Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician $ 92,000 $ 7,697 $ 1,776 $ 44.41
Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist $ 90,000 $ 7,517 $ 1,734 $ 43.37
Graduate Occupational Therapist $ 71,000 $ 5,925 $ 1,367 $ 34.18
Occupational Therapist Level 3 $ 104,000 $ 8,671 $ 2,001 $ 50.03
Locum Hospital Occupational Therapist $ 99,000 $ 8,238 $ 1,901 $ 47.53
Mental Health Case Manager $ 16,000 $ 1,325 $ 305 $ 7.64
Health Care Assistant $ 61,000 $ 5,123 $ 1,182 $ 29.56
Safety & Occupational Health Specialist $ 100,000 $ 8,333 $ 1,923 $ 48.08
Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist $ 87,000 $ 7,250 $ 1,673 $ 41.83
Oral Health Therapist Level 2 $ 84,000 $ 6,968 $ 1,608 $ 40.2
Rotational Occupational Therapist $ 78,000 $ 6,538 $ 1,508 $ 37.72
Community Health Nurse $ 72,000 $ 6,040 $ 1,393 $ 34.85
Health Care Support Worker $ 77,000 $ 6,413 $ 1,480 $ 37.0
Locum Occupational Therapist $ 100,000 $ 8,360 $ 1,929 $ 48.23
Aboriginal Health Practitioner $ 70,000 $ 5,833 $ 1,346 $ 33.65
Maternal and Child Health Nurse $ 110,000 $ 9,173 $ 2,116 $ 52.92
Allied Health Assistant $ 55,000 $ 4,592 $ 1,059 $ 26.49
Allied Health Professional $ 93,000 $ 7,783 $ 1,796 $ 44.91
Therapist $ 69,000 $ 5,716 $ 1,319 $ 32.98
Diversional Therapist $ 69,000 $ 5,739 $ 1,324 $ 33.11
Skin Health Nurse $ 62,000 $ 5,148 $ 1,188 $ 29.7
Early Childhood Intervention Therapist $ 85,000 $ 7,068 $ 1,631 $ 40.78
Pelvic Health Physiotherapist $ 73,000 $ 6,106 $ 1,409 $ 35.23
Allied Health Receptionist $ 51,000 $ 4,246 $ 979 $ 24.5
Aboriginal Health Worker $ 67,000 $ 5,592 $ 1,290 $ 32.26
Behaviour Therapist $ 73,000 $ 6,111 $ 1,410 $ 35.26
Health and Safety Specialist $ 126,000 $ 10,530 $ 2,430 $ 60.75
Family Therapist $ 90,000 $ 7,472 $ 1,724 $ 43.11
Workplace Safety and Health Officer $ 66,000 $ 5,460 $ 1,260 $ 31.5
Early Childhood Therapist $ 91,000 $ 7,615 $ 1,757 $ 43.94
Environmental Health Officer $ 87,000 $ 7,289 $ 1,682 $ 42.05
Radiation Therapist $ 82,000 $ 6,862 $ 1,583 $ 39.59
Remedial Massage Therapist $ 77,000 $ 6,398 $ 1,476 $ 36.92
Health And Safety Advisor $ 112,000 $ 9,293 $ 2,144 $ 53.61
Speech Therapist $ 93,000 $ 7,783 $ 1,796 $ 44.9
Child and Family Therapist $ 86,000 $ 7,155 $ 1,651 $ 41.28