Top 5 Best States
for Occupational Therapy Assistant Jobs

Top 5 Best States for Occupational Therapy Assistant Jobs

Highest OTA Employment

#1 - Ohio

Ohio

3,990

#2 - Texas

Texas

3,900

#3 - Florida

Florida

3,050

#4 - New York

New York

2,880

#5 - Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

2,670

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Highest Concentration of OTAs

#1 - Ohio

Ohio

2.39

#2 - Wyoming

Wyoming

1.99

#3 - Wisconsin

Wisconsin

1.79

#4 - Rhode Island

Rhode Island

1.65

#5 - Connecticut

Connecticut

1.65

Location Quotient

The ratio of an area’s concentration of occupational employment to the national average. A number greater than one indicates above-average employment, while a number below one indicates below-average employment.

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Highest Paying States for OTAs

#1 - New Jersey

New Jersey

$73,680

#2 - Nevada

Nevada

$72,400

#3 - California

California

$70,150

#4 - Virginia

Virginia

$68,120

#5 - Texas

Texas

$67,090

Annual median wage

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2019