Assistive Technology Professional Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Assistive Technology Professionals — nearly two-fifths, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $50K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Assistive Technology Professionals are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. While approximately one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,955 - $77,596
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$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $48,811
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$13.58 - $29.37
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MEDIAN: $18.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,955 - $77,596  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Commission
$1,000 - $47,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,816 - $89,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $29.37  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $47,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,816 - $89,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Assistive Technology Professional

Assistive technology professionals are responsible for providing health-related technical assistance and often work with youth, senior citizens, and those with disabilities. Their general responsibilities include: evaluating clients' needs and determining which forms of technology best suit them in their respective environments; providing technology-related training to clients; installing equipment; consulting clients and allowing them to choose from various options; holding informative programs for clients; and ensuring that all work meets their companies' guidelines.

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Assistive Technology Professional Tasks

  • Provide professional development and technical assistance.
  • Support a variety of clients in their of assistive technology tools such as computer software and augmentative communication devices.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistive Technology Professional

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Assistive Technology Professionals. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $42K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $46K. Assistive Technology Professionals who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $69K.

Key Stats for Assistive Technology Professional

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Assistive Technology Professional Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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