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Occupational Therapist salary in Albuquerque, NM

How much does an Occupational Therapist make in Albuquerque, NM?

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The average salary for a occupational therapist is $39.88 per hour in Albuquerque, NM. 78 salaries reported, updated at July 27, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albuquerque, NM

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3 to 5 years
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Top companies for Occupational Therapists in Albuquerque, NM

  1. WELLBOUND Certified Home Health Agency
    14 reviews77 salaries reported
    $85.57per hour
  2. $71.89per hour
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Highest paying cities for Occupational Therapists near Albuquerque, NM

  1. Santa Fe, NM
    $40.39 per hour
    68 salaries reported
  2. Albuquerque, NM
    $39.88 per hour
    78 salaries reported
  3. Carlsbad, NM
    $39.75 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Roswell, NM
    $38.07 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. Gallup, NM
    $37.62 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  3. Rio Rancho, NM
    $37.41 per hour
    54 salaries reported
  1. Farmington, NM
    $36.94 per hour
    26 salaries reported
  2. Las Cruces, NM
    $36.85 per hour
    62 salaries reported
  3. Clovis, NM
    $36.62 per hour
    24 salaries reported
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Where can an Occupational Therapist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Occupational Therapists

Most recommended certification

CPR Certification

earn +14.51% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 13.06% since 2018. Occupational Therapists with this certification earn +14.51% more than the average base salary, which is $39.88 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20103increase by 3
201114increase by 366.67%
2012258572increase by 1846842.86%
2013538768increase by 108.36%
2014634254increase by 17.72%
2015329334decrease by 48.08%
2016150075decrease by 54.43%
201790649decrease by 39.60%
201864685decrease by 28.64%
201973133increase by 13.06%

Top companies hiring Occupational Therapists with the recommended certification

Ardent Health Services
Presbyterian Ear Institute
Encompass Health
Jet Health Inc
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Top schools offering CPR Certification

National CPR Foundation

924 reviews
Top specialties
Home Health
Top licenses
Occupational Therapy License
Top skills
Pediatrics Experience

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
1,395 jobs5,486
310 jobs1,849
35 jobs84
407 jobs979
314 jobs977
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Most common benefits for Occupational Therapists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

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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How much do similar professions get paid in Albuquerque, NM?

Physical Occupational Therapist

118 job openings

Average $52.87 per hour

Occupational Therapy Aide

Job openings

Average $24.28 per hour

Director of Rehabilitation

85 job openings

Average $90,340 per year

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

54 job openings

Average $31.32 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Occupational Therapist

As an occupational therapist, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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