Occupational Therapist Salary in Ireland

€50,134
per year
per month
€4,180
per month
per year

Occupational Therapist - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for an Occupational Therapist is €50,134 gross per year (€4,180 gross per month), which is 13% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
HSE Salary Scales: an Occupational Therapist can expect an average starting salary of €37,385. The highest salaries can exceed €82,661.
€37,385
Low
€50,134
Average
€82,661
High
€3,120
Low
€4,180
Average
€6,890
High

Occupational Therapy Salary Range

Low
€37,385
Average
€50,134
Experienced
€58,338
High
€82,661
Low
€3,120
Average
€4,180
Experienced
€4,860
High
€6,890
Among Occupational Therapists working in the HSE, Occupational Therapy Assistants and newly qualified Occupational Therapists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced professionals like Senior Occupational Therapists or Occupational Therapist Manager enjoy the highest salaries.

Occupational Therapy - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Occupational Therapist Manager-in-Charge Grade III€77K/year
+54% 
Occupational Therapist Manager€70K/year
+39% 
Senior Occupational Therapist€58K/year
+16% 
Occupational Therapy Assistant€33K/year
 -35%

Occupational Therapist - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A new Occupational Therapy Grad with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €39,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Occupational Therapist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €46,000, while an experienced Occupational Therapist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €58,000. Occupational Therapists with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €60,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Occupational Therapist

Late Career▲ +20%
Experienced▲ +16%
Average Salary€50,134/year
Mid Career▼ -8%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

Occupational Therapist - Jobs by Location

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Occupational Therapist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Occupational Therapist jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Occupational Therapist

How much does an Occupational Therapist make in Ireland?
An Occupational Therapist in Ireland earns an average of €50,134 gross per year, which is about €4,180 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Occupational Therapist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Occupational Therapist in Ireland?
The starting salary of an Occupational Therapist in Ireland is around €37,385 gross per year. Occupational Therapy Assistants and newly qualified Occupational Therapists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Occupational Therapist in Ireland?
The highest salary of an Occupational Therapist in Ireland can reach and exceed €82,661 gross per year. Senior Occupational Therapists or Occupational Therapist Manager usually have the highest salaries.
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