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How much does an occupational therapist assistant make?

According to 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupational therapist assistants make an average salary of $63,420 per year ($30.49 per hour).*

The BLS reports an average OTA salary of $53,280 per year ($25.62 per hour) in the state of Minnesota.

Average salaries do not typically reflect entry level pay. As you gain experience and get better at what you do your earning potential will increase. Compare the average OTA salary in Minnesota to other related professions and get an idea of what you might expect down several different career paths in healthcare.

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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