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Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Certified Hand Therapists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $38.08 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Certified Hand Therapists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by over one-half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$57,976 - $97,922
(Median)
$58K
$76K
$98K
MEDIAN: $76,259
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$30.11 - $46.77
(Median)
$30
$38
$47
MEDIAN: $38.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$57,976 - $97,922  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
Total Pay (?
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$61,012 - $99,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$30.11 - $46.77  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $67.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$61,012 - $99,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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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 10%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%