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Oakland, NJ, October 2015—Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) in home health received the highest pay rate compared to those in long-term care and hospitals, according to the 2015-2016 Rehabilitation Salary & Benefits Report, published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS).  The actual percent increase given to Occupational Therapists (OTs) as of 6/2015 ranged from 2.17% to 2.26%.

2,266 long term care facilities, 503 hospitals, and 704 home health agencies participated in the study.  The 2015‑2016 Report covers 15 therapy jobs, salaries, bonuses, hourly and per diem rates.  Fringe benefits data also are included, as are planned and actual percent increases.  Data are reported by state, county, and region. 

Highlights of the Report include:

  • Participation by hospitals and home health agencies increased again for the  second straight year
  • The expanded benefits section reported 100% of the facilities offered health insurance
  • The average percent of health insurance paid by the facility ranged from:  76.9%-80.5%
  • Percentile rankings for wages: 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, 90th and average
  • Three sections unique to each discipline

With over 44 years’ experience in national healthcare salary and benefits research, Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service is recognized for its comprehensive, responsible and reliable 11 specialized ReportsHCS provides the source for establishing and maintaining an effective compensation program.  A must for any human resource team!

To order, visit the HCS website at www.hhcsinc.com or call (201) 405-0075.

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