1. Home
  2. Career Explorer
  3. Occupational Therapist
  4. Salaries
Content has loaded

Occupational Therapist salary in Albuquerque, NM

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

Average base salary

$39.88
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
View more benefits

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

Is this useful?

Salaries by years of experience in Albuquerque, NM

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
View job openings with the years of experience that is relevant to you on Indeed
View jobs
Is this useful?

Top companies for Occupational Therapists in Albuquerque, NM

  1. WELLBOUND Certified Home Health Agency
    3.1star
    14 reviews77 salaries reported
    $85.57per hour
  2. $71.89per hour
Is this useful?

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
Is this useful?

Where can an Occupational Therapist earn more?

Compare salaries for Occupational Therapists in different locations
vs
Explore Occupational Therapist openings
Is this useful?

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

Ambercare
Ardent Health Services
Presbyterian Ear Institute
Encompass Health
Jet Health Inc
View more companies for Occupational Therapists
Is this useful?

Top schools offering CPR Certification

National CPR Foundation

924 reviews
Top specialties
Home Health
+20.60%salary
Top licenses
Occupational Therapy License
+16.22%salary
Top skills
Pediatrics Experience
+10.70%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
1,395 jobs5,486
310 jobs1,849
35 jobs84
407 jobs979
314 jobs977
Is this useful?

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
Is this useful?

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.

Is this useful?

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

Is this useful?

Common questions about salaries for an Occupational Therapist

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

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for an occupational therapist, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

Was this answer helpful?

How much do similar professions to occupational therapist get paid?

Check the below indeed career pages for the detailed pay ranges for the similar professions to occupational therapist here:

Was this answer helpful?

Career insights

Frequently searched careers

Registered Nurse

Police Officer

Software Engineer

Administrative Assistant

Customer Service Representative

Truck Driver

Warehouse Associate

Teacher

Nursing Assistant

Substitute Teacher

Dental Hygienist

Server