Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salary

Certified Hand Therapists in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $38.86 per hour for pay. Work is enjoyable for Certified Hand Therapists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and around half have dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$58,536 - $98,741
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$59K
$78K
$99K
MEDIAN: $77,755
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$29.32 - $48.22
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$29
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$48
MEDIAN: $38.00
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$58,536 - $98,741  
   
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$0.00 - $4,894  
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$60,145 - $101,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Hourly Rate
$29.32 - $48.22  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $67.92  
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$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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$60,145 - $101,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%
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