Certified Hand Therapist Salary

The average Certified Hand Therapist in the United States earns approximately $40.40 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — close to a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The vast majority of Certified Hand Therapists (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. For the most part, Certified Hand Therapists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$64,330 - $100,203
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$33.14 - $49.96
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$0$102K
Salary $64,330 - $100,203
Bonus $484.79 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $2,248
Total Pay (?
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$67,652 - $102,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $33.14 - $49.96
Overtime $53.36
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $484.79 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $2,248
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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$67,652 - $102,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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Job Description for Certified Hand Therapist

The position of a hand therapist is employed by a variety of health care organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers. Most companies are searching for applicants who have a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy, though a Master's degree is more preferable. Applicants should also be certified as physical or occupational therapists in their company's state, and some organizations may prefer those with basic life support certifications, as well.

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Certified Hand Therapist Tasks

  • Perform static and dynamic splinting treatment.
  • Supervise therapy assistants and aides during therapy sessions.
  • Develop hand therapy treatment plans specific to patient needs.
  • Evaluate and provide treatment for patients needing hand therapy services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Hand Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Certified Hand Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Hand Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Hand Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Certified Hand Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 65 salaries. A Certified Hand Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 57 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Hand Therapist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Certified Hand Therapist Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%
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