Occupational Therapist Salary

The average salary for a Occupational Therapist in the UK is:


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Occupational Therapists work with people with varying physical disabilities & mental health problems in order to enable them to live life and fulfill their daily occupations as independently as possible.

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Occupational Therapist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £22,334.

The average salary in 2009 was £33,943, based on 26 respondents (a difference of 52% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £23,705, based on 38 respondents (a difference of -43% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £28,087, based on 15 respondents (a difference of 18% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £26,576, based on 4 respondents (a difference of -5% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Occupational Therapist based on all salary survey responses is: £26,200

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Occupational Therapist is £14.43.

Assorted Occupational Therapist Salary Information

£30,300East of England5-October-15
£30,300East of England5-October-15
£25,000Yorkshire and North East23-July-15
£24,799North West24-April-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
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Occupational Therapist Salary By UK Region

£24,025South East
£31,528South West
£27,600East of England
£22,769North West
£24,500Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Occupational Therapist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £21,648 for a worker in their 20s, £28,287 (30s), £33,483 (40s) and £33,483 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Occupational Therapist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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