Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, occupational therapy graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $79,661, while the bottom 20% make closer to $40,938. The median grad salary is $57,107.
Occupational Therapy graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy is $33,475, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,565.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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