Assistive Technology Specialist Salary

The average Assistive Technology Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $48K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While around one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Female Assistive Technology Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,628 - $64,022
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$48K
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MEDIAN: $48,240
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$13.25 - $23.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,628 - $64,022  
   
Bonus
$2,625  
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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$28,481 - $62,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $23.14  
   
Overtime
$24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,625  
   
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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$28,481 - $62,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Assistive Technology Specialist

Assistive technology specialists provide assistance with technology equipment for people with disabilities, including helping individuals to understand and operate technological devices, such as computers and cell phones.

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Assistive Technology Specialist Tasks

  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Build, maintain and repair rehabilitation equipment following specifications to ensure patient safety and ease of use.
  • Plan and carry out work assignments, using technical manuals and other instructions as required.
  • Explain and demonstrate correct operation and preventive maintenance of medical equipment to client.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistive Technology Specialist

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


Assistive Technology Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $38K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $43K. For Assistive Technology Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $64K on average.

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Key Stats for Assistive Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Assistive Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Assistive Technology Specialist Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Adaptive Technology
▼9%

Disability Support
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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