Occupational Therapists rank #17 in Best Health Care Jobs. Jobs are ranked according to their ability to offer an elusive mix of factors.
Occupational Therapists are ranked:
#17 in Best Health Care Jobs
#23 in The 100 Best Jobs
The median annual salary for occupational therapists was $78,810 in 2014, according to the BLS. The best-paid 10 percent in the profession made $112,950, while the bottom 10 percent made $112,950. Occupational therapists that work for scientific research and development services are generally compensated very well, as are the OTs that work in the metropolitan areas of Las Vegas; Beaumont, Texas; and Daytona Beach, Florida.