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Any AFWCs on this page? Would love to hear any tips for settling into this job from clinical work. What do you find most important in your role? We place students all over the US so networking can be … more


What are going rate for OTR in Long Beach California SNF and Home health ? Thank you


Anyone interested in Travel OT? Lmk!! We got some locations for you!!


All my IPR folks. What’s a normal caseload for you all?


Why does it seem like OTAs are not as widely accepted in outpatient and acute setting? There isn't even an option for me to put that title on this site.


Okay home health OT’s what are we getting paid (: for full time


Any ideas for jobs/careers to change to from OT. I am getting older and looking for other alternatives that i could do until retirement. TIA


What are the important things to you when you are looking for a part-time contractor job in a private pediatric clinic?


Is it a red flag if a company is offering a $10,000 sign on bonus for a COTA home health position?


Are there any OTs here that are interested in pursuing non-traditional/non-clinical positions?


I’m new to inpatient rehab and documentation is kicking my butt. Can anyone share EPIC dot phrases? 🙏🏽


I’m new to the Cincinnati area and would like some insight into the hospital systems here. What are some pros and cons of the hospital system you work at?


I work in acute care and really enjoy it. I left a clinic manager position where I was not treating patients. I was overall unhappy with the company culture and disliked being 100% administrative. Any… more


I’m really trying to break into acute care. I have a full time job in another setting and I started a PRN Acute job a few months ago. I’ve applied EVERYWHERE in my tristate area but always get “you ne… more


Salary transparency post: How much are you making? And what setting and state are you in?


Hi all I have created a separate page to talk more about money! Its called occupational therapy pay! Join in! :)


Anyone working in hands or a CHT? How did you get started?

Anyone work for Kaiser outpatient hands? Curious what the daily caseload and pay look like. Particularly in Ca.

HELP! I've been working at a job for a month and I like the job but l've recently received and off for a new job making close to 30k more. I don't want to pass this opportunity up then aga… more

Hello! I live in Pittsburgh,PA. I’m an OTR/L and CLWT. I’m looking for a CLT position. They are hard to find. I’m currently working FT as an OTR/L and treat lymphedema patients every now and the… more

Hello all! New grad OT looking at taking a position as a pediatric home health therapist. Starting is $55 per visit and $115 for evals/re-evals. Is this pretty standard?

I am an OT practicing at a Pediatric Outpatient Clinic in Illinois. I have 15 years of experience with Peds and certified in both Sensory Integration & Feeding Therapy. My current pay is at $75k. … more

Anyone here a DOR? I have an opportunity to oversee a therapy department for a transitional care facility with independent, assisted, sub-acute, LTC, and a memory unit on sight. They are looking to hi… more


Is it too much to ask a home health company for someone to shadow/orient? I was just hired PRN and that was something I asked for during the hiring process and the recruiter agreed. Never heard back a… more

Hi everyone! I started a bowl to talk about negotiating strategies and pay! Want to make sure we are reaching our financial goals! The bowl is called “occupational therapy pay” feel free to join in!


Hi! New on here and this is my first post. I graduated a couple of years ago and am on my second OT position. I am currently PRN at an inpatient mental health setting in an urban area of northeast Ohi… more

Hi there - looking to understand when “new grad” isnt a term that can be used for salary negotiations I.e. 1 year of practice, 3 years of practice?

What should an outpatient occupational therapist working with the adult population be making yearly? Important to consider: clinician is doing house calls (Medicare Part B services)

Do you ever find yourself having to call out from work due to sheer exhaustion? Any ideas why one may be feeling this way and how to counteract these feelings?


We need to unionize and hold more leverage for pay. There’s no reason we should be managed by contractors and large scale companies. Not only is it unfair pay, but it’s bad for our communities. Can yo… more


What are your current productivity standard?

Recent grad here! Graduated in December 2019 and Covid hit not long after. Been having trouble finding a steady job. Any advice? Or anyone in the same boat??

How is the Corona affecting your jobs?

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