Occupational Therapist Salary in the UK

£34,800
per year
per month
£2,270
per month
per year

Occupational Therapist - Average Salary

The average salary for an Occupational Therapist is £34,800 gross per year (£2,270 net per month), which is £5,200 (+18%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Occupational Therapist can expect an average starting salary of £22,500. The highest salaries can exceed £62,000.
£22,500
Low
£34,800
Average salary
£62,000
High
£1,570
Low
£2,270
Average salary
£3,710
High

Occupational Therapist Salary Range

Low
£22,500
Average salary
£34,800
Senior
£43,500
High
£62,000
Low
£1,570
Average salary
£2,270
Senior
£2,760
High
£3,710
Among Occupational Therapists, Band 5 Occupational Therapists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Band 8 Occupational Therapists enjoy the highest salaries.

Occupational Therapist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Band 8 Occupational Therapist£61K/year
+75% 
Band 7 Occupational Therapist£48K/year
+39% 
Senior Occupational Therapist£44K/year
+25% 
Band 6 Occupational Therapist£40K/year
+15% 
NHS Occupational Therapist£34K/year
 -2%
Band 5 Occupational Therapist£29K/year
 -18%

Occupational Therapist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Occupational Therapist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £25,800 gross per year. A mid career Occupational Therapist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,700, while a Senior Occupational Therapist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £43,500. Occupational Therapists with more than 20 years of experience earn £48,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Occupational Therapist

Late Career▲ +39%
Senior▲ +25%
Average Salary£34,800/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -26%

Gender Breakdown

Female
69%
Male
31%

Occupational Therapist - Jobs by Location

Occupational Therapist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Occupational Therapist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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