Lymphedema Therapist Salary

A Lymphedema Therapist earns an average salary of $60,000 per year.

$44,219 - $81,000
$60K
MEDIAN: $60,000
50%

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$17.30 - $43.23
$22
MEDIAN: $22.38
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$60,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,360 - $94,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.38  
   
Overtime
$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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$35,360 - $94,306  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Lymphedema Therapist

Lymphedema therapists help to mitigate the effects of lymphedema in patients, as there is currently no known cure for the condition. This condition develops when a build-up of lymph fluid occurs in superficial tissues as a result of damages to the lymphatic system, or occasionally as a result of breast cancer treatment.

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Lymphedema Therapist Tasks

  • Massage soft tissues to drain the lymph's.
  • Perform therapy to aid in reduction in swelling caused by diagnosis, such as fibrosis, lymphatic issues, or turner syndrome.
  • Record patient response to treatment and progress.
  • Instruct patients how to do at home exercise and self-massage.
  • Wrap and educate patients on compression wrapping techniques.

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Key Stats for Lymphedema Therapist

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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