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Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salary

Certified Hand Therapists in the United States take home approximately $37.28 per hour on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a little over a half. The vast majority of Certified Hand Therapists (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Certified Hand Therapists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$57,725 - $96,803
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MEDIAN: $73,711
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$30.04 - $46.33
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$57,725 - $96,803  
   
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$0.00 - $3,081  
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$60,259 - $98,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Hourly Rate
$30.04 - $46.33  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $67.22  
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$0.00 - $3,081  
   
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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$60,259 - $98,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

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

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Experience Affects Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 33%