Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salary

Pay for Certified Hand Therapists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $39.56 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most Certified Hand Therapists survey respondents are women (72 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$68,489 - $99,099
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MEDIAN: $78,503
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$31.08 - $47.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$68,489 - $99,099  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$66,985 - $98,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$31.08 - $47.45  
   
Overtime
$47.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$66,985 - $98,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Job Description for Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

Certified hand therapists (CHT) usually work in an outpatient setting with patients who are experiencing hand injuries, diseases, and strains so that pain is eased and functionality is restored. Prior to administering therapy, certified hand therapists must review patients' records for their history and prior diagnoses, and they may also administer questionnaires to patients to obtain further information. HIPAA and other confidentiality regulations must be followed at all times in this position.

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Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) 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 (CHT)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 40 salaries. A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 40 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 24%
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