Occupational therapy is a well-paying profession. The amount of money you can make as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant can vary depending on several factors, such as where you work and how much experience you have.
Occupational therapists make a competitive salary, with a median annual wage of $93,180 in 2022, and the top 10 percent earning over $123,870. As an occupational therapy assistant, you can also expect a good salary, with a median annual wage of $64,250 and the top 10 percent earning over $85,580 in 2022. But remember, it’s not just about the money; it’s about making a positive impact on people’s lives. Salary information for occupational therapists and assistants is based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.