Salary for Low Vision Therapists, Orientation, Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

Also known as:  Occupational Therapist, OT, Registered Occupational Therapist

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Low vision therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, and vision rehabilitation therapists assist visually impaired individuals with mobility and independent living skills. They assess the physical, social, cognitive, and emotional skills of clients in addition to their orientation and mobility skills. Using this information in combination with a client's goals, they develop rehabilitation plans and recommend the use of appropriate mobility guides such as dogs, other individuals, electronic devices and canes. They then train their clients in the use of these mobility devices, monitor progress, and adjust rehabilitation plans if needed. A Master's degree is the preferred qualification for this field, although the minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree.

A Low Vision Therapist, Orientation or Mobility Specialist, or Vision Rehabilitation Therapist will normally get wages of around 56000 - 84000 depending on seniority. Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists earn an average wage of Seventy Five Thousand dollars annually.

Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists have the most lucrative average salary level in California, where they receive average pay levels of approximating $82610. People who work inside these careers can receive the best compensation in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, where they receive average pay scales of $88640.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 32.52 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Low Vision Therapists, Orientation, Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $88,640
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $84,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises $79,690
Health Care and Social Assistance $74,790
Finance and Insurance $71,130
Public Administration $68,820
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $59,710
Educational Services $65,170
Public Administration $68,820
Finance and Insurance $71,130
Health Care and Social Assistance $74,790
Management of Companies and Enterprises $79,690
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