Occupational Therapist

Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau

Occupational therapists assess and treat people who have limited ability to carry out everyday activities because of illness, injury or circumstance. 

Pay

Occupational therapists with up to six years' experience usually earn

$47K-$68K per year

Occupational therapists with more than six years' experience usually earn

$68K-$99K per year

Source: Auckland District Health Boards/PSA MECA, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an occupational therapist are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
Occupational therapist helps woman eat

Occupational therapists help their clients regain skills after accident or injury

Last updated 13 December 2017