Salary Occupational Therapist

Our data for salaries for occupational therapist has been updated the last time on 03-02-2022. On 03-02-2022 the average salary for a occupational therapist was $ 6,870. 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 occupational therapist are $ 175,000 and the lowest are $ 12,000. The most common salaries for occupational therapist are between $ 78,000 (25%) and $ 91,000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of $ 14,583 and a minimum of $ 1,018 with the most common monthly salaries for occupational therapist between $ 6,458 and $ 7,584 per month or $ 37 and $ 43 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 occupational therapist.

Highest salary for occupational therapist in regions and cities

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

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

New South Wales – average salary $ 8,867

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

  1. Broadmeadows $ 9,416 per month.
  2. Chermside $ 9,416 per month.
  3. North Sydney $ 9,166 per month.
  4. Marrickville $ 8,684 per month.
  5. Kurri Kurri $ 8,684 per month.
  6. Temora $ 8,684 per month.
  7. Randwick $ 8,684 per month.
  8. Kingswood $ 8,652 per month.
  9. Granville $ 8,652 per month.
  10. Northam $ 8,629 per month.

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Northern Territory – average salary $ 7,568

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in Northern Territory are:

  1. Katherine $ 8,333 per month.
  2. Adelaide Cbd $ 7,901 per month.
  3. Nhulunbuy $ 7,833 per month.
  4. Alice Springs $ 7,500 per month.
  5. Launceston $ 7,291 per month.
  6. Gladstone $ 7,119 per month.
  7. Leongatha $ 7,094 per month.
  8. Gold Coast $ 6,666 per month.
  9. Melbourne $ 5,416 per month.
  10. Brisbane $ 5,416 per month.

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Queensland – average salary $ 8,039

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in Queensland are:

  1. Eight Mile Plains $ 9,166 per month.
  2. Fortitude Valley $ 9,166 per month.
  3. Aspley $ 9,013 per month.
  4. Surfers Paradise $ 8,146 per month.
  5. Palm Beach $ 7,916 per month.
  6. Rothwell $ 7,625 per month.
  7. Kearneys Spring $ 7,500 per month.
  8. Mount Gravatt $ 7,333 per month.
  9. North Mackay $ 7,291 per month.
  10. Mount Barker $ 7,234 per month.

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South Australia – average salary $ 7,835

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in South Australia are:

  1. Woodville $ 9,166 per month.
  2. Port Pirie $ 8,083 per month.
  3. Kadina $ 8,083 per month.
  4. Salisbury $ 8,083 per month.
  5. Gold Coast $ 7,916 per month.
  6. Mackay $ 7,500 per month.
  7. Hobart $ 7,500 per month.
  8. Berri $ 7,500 per month.
  9. Tanunda $ 7,291 per month.
  10. Morphett Vale $ 7,234 per month.

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Tasmania – average salary $ 7,153

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in Tasmania are:

  1. Risdon $ 8,095 per month.
  2. Strahan $ 7,821 per month.
  3. New Town $ 6,857 per month.
  4. Burnie $ 6,666 per month.
  5. Glenorchy $ 6,666 per month.
  6. Launceston $ 6,599 per month.
  7. Devonport $ 6,458 per month.
  8. Rosny Park $ 6,250 per month.
  9. Hobart $ 1,841 per month.
  10. Bunbury $ 1,620 per month.

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Victoria – average salary $ 8,859

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in Victoria are:

  1. Whittlesea $ 12,133 per month.
  2. East Melbourne $ 9,500 per month.
  3. Noble Park $ 8,833 per month.
  4. Wyndham Vale $ 8,652 per month.
  5. Parkville $ 8,378 per month.
  6. Melbourne Western Suburbs $ 8,333 per month.
  7. Aspendale $ 8,333 per month.
  8. Carrum Downs $ 8,256 per month.
  9. Barwon Downs $ 8,256 per month.
  10. Pakenham $ 7,916 per month.

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Western Australia – average salary $ 7,604

The top cities for occupational therapist salaries in Western Australia are:

  1. Northam $ 8,629 per month.
  2. Baldivis $ 7,916 per month.
  3. Kwinana $ 7,916 per month.
  4. Kununurra $ 7,750 per month.
  5. Newman $ 7,750 per month.
  6. South Hedland $ 7,541 per month.
  7. Broome $ 7,291 per month.
  8. Donnybrook $ 7,083 per month.
  9. Mandurah $ 7,083 per month.
  10. Subiaco $ 7,083 per month.

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Salary occupational therapist per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for 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 $ 106,000 $ 8,867 $ 51.16
Northern Territory $ 91,000 $ 7,568 $ 43.66
Queensland $ 96,000 $ 8,039 $ 46.38
South Australia $ 94,000 $ 7,835 $ 45.21
Tasmania $ 86,000 $ 7,153 $ 41.27
Victoria $ 106,000 $ 8,859 $ 51.11
Western Australia $ 91,000 $ 7,604 $ 43.87

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More salaries for professions such as occupational therapist

Compare the salary for occupational therapist with other professions in the industry. Is the profession you are looking for not listed? Then use the search function at the top of the page to find your salary.

Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Pediatric Occupational Therapist $ 90,000 $ 7,491 $ 1,728 $ 43.22
Occupational Therapists $ 77,000 $ 6,400 $ 1,477 $ 36.93
Paediatric Occupational Therapist $ 82,000 $ 6,791 $ 1,567 $ 39.18
Graduate Occupational Therapist $ 72,000 $ 6,027 $ 1,390 $ 34.77
Community Occupational Therapist $ 83,000 $ 6,908 $ 1,594 $ 39.85
Senior Occupational Therapist $ 96,000 $ 7,975 $ 1,840 $ 46.02
Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist $ 88,000 $ 7,348 $ 1,695 $ 42.39
Mental Health Occupational Therapist $ 83,000 $ 6,949 $ 1,603 $ 40.09
Locum Occupational Therapist $ 77,000 $ 6,431 $ 1,484 $ 37.11
Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist $ 91,000 $ 7,601 $ 1,754 $ 43.85
Occupational Therapy Assistant $ 52,000 $ 4,320 $ 997 $ 24.93
Rotational Occupational Therapist $ 79,000 $ 6,613 $ 1,526 $ 38.16
Therapist $ 80,000 $ 6,659 $ 1,536 $ 38.42
Diversional Therapist $ 68,000 $ 5,707 $ 1,317 $ 32.93
Locum Hospital Occupational Therapist $ 48,000 $ 4,019 $ 927 $ 23.19
Aged Care Occupational Therapist $ 83,000 $ 6,894 $ 1,591 $ 39.78
Occupational Therapist Level 3 $ 89,000 $ 7,383 $ 1,703 $ 42.6
Occupational Health Nurse $ 84,000 $ 6,973 $ 1,609 $ 40.23
Remedial Massage Therapist $ 56,000 $ 4,650 $ 1,073 $ 26.83
Massage Therapist $ 56,000 $ 4,658 $ 1,075 $ 26.88
Licensed Massage Therapist $ 14,000 $ 1,137 $ 262 $ 6.56
Oral Health Therapist $ 70,000 $ 5,798 $ 1,338 $ 33.45
Radiation Therapist $ 85,000 $ 7,124 $ 1,644 $ 41.1
Behaviour Therapist $ 68,000 $ 5,645 $ 1,302 $ 32.57
Family Therapist $ 89,000 $ 7,418 $ 1,712 $ 42.8
Speech Therapist $ 85,000 $ 7,108 $ 1,640 $ 41.01
Spa Therapist $ 58,000 $ 4,836 $ 1,116 $ 27.9
Dermal Therapist $ 60,000 $ 4,967 $ 1,146 $ 28.66
Early Childhood Intervention Therapist $ 85,000 $ 7,068 $ 1,631 $ 40.78
Beauty Therapist $ 54,000 $ 4,519 $ 1,043 $ 26.08

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