Average Occupational Therapy Assistant OTA Salary in Canada
The average annual salary of Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is $53,063.00
The maximum salary range is between $53,410.00 and $61,422.00.
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The average hourly pay of Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is $21.56.
The starting hourly rate is between $14.00 and $16.05 for Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $31.32 and $36.00.
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Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Salary Comparison by Gender
This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.
As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) compared to male. Their involvement is 85% while of male is only 15%.
Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience
The line graph shows Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.
For Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $19.57.
As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $0.97 which would give a total wage of CAD20.54.
Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) salary would increase again to a total of $27.20, adding $6.66 from the last salary increase.
After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $29.76.
Prominent Skills Affecting Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Salary
The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) when hired by an employer.
The most vital skill expected of Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is Geriatrics which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 16% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Geriatrics.
The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Rehabilitation with 9%. It can be said that Rehabilitation skill will unlikely impact the salary.
Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels
This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.
As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $49,349.00 whereas the highest earning is $74,288.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.
Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of $74,288.00 at 40%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 7% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 2% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 29% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 40% more than the average salary.
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