Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salary

The average Certified Hand Therapist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $39.16 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Women account for the majority of Certified Hand Therapists who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. The majority of Certified Hand Therapists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$68,133 - $99,401
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MEDIAN: $80,245
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$31.07 - $47.39
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Salary $68,133 - $99,401
Bonus $2,000
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$66,567 - $98,809
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $31.07 - $47.39
Overtime $41.50
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $2,000
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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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$66,567 - $98,809
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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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
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 26%
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