Developmental Therapist Salary

A Developmental Therapist earns an average salary of $39,531 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$35,608 - $49,132
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,531
50%

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$24.79 - $38.32
$26
MEDIAN: $26.49
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,531  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,796 - $82,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$26.49  
   
Overtime
$24.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$31,796 - $82,847  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Developmental Therapist

A developmental therapist typically works in early childhood education and helps children who are facing developmental delays to develop their motor skills and language skills. The therapist must be skilled in working with children that have a diverse range of disabilities; for example, some children may be visually impaired or hard of hearing. The therapist may also help children to be able to interact more positively with others, especially other children.

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Developmental Therapist Tasks

  • Provide developmental intervention in children to assist with skill delays and improvement.
  • Educate and train caregivers to aid them in addressing child's needs.
  • Perform therapy services with focus on play skills and developmental learning.
  • Perform patient evaluations to determine goals and objectives.

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Key Stats for Developmental Therapist

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Developmental Therapist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Experienced
▼11%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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