Occupational therapist

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How much does an Occupational Therapist make in North Carolina?

305 salaries reported
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Average base salary
$87,576
per year
The average salary for a occupational therapist is $87,576 per year in North Carolina.
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as national average
Most common benefits
  • Paid housing
  • Referral program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)

Where can an Occupational Therapist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Occupational Therapists

Most recommended skill

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earn +19.23% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 27.95% since 2018. Occupational Therapists with this skill earn +19.23% more than the average base salary, which is $87,576 per year.

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Top companies hiring occupational therapists with the recommended skill

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Top specialtiesHome Health
+20.60%salary
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Top licensesOccupational Therapy License
+16.22%salary
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Top certificationsOTR
+12.19%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Specialties
Salary
Job openings
Companies
Home Health
+20.60%
1,395 jobs
5,486Company icon
Geriatrics
+17.73%
310 jobs
1,849Company icon
Pulmonology
+39.37%
35 jobs
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Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
+12.32%
407 jobs
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Neurology
+13.91%
314 jobs
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Most common benefits for Occupational Therapists

  • Paid housing
  • Referral program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Paid sick time
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Salary satisfaction

68%

Based on 2,215 ratings

68% of Occupational therapists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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