Rehabilitation Aide Salary

Earnings for Rehabilitation Aides in the United States come in at around $11.84 per hour on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — more than two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by over one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. Most Rehabilitation Aides survey respondents are women (77 percent). For the most part, Rehabilitation Aides enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,866 - $40,268
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MEDIAN: $28,699
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$9.36 - $15.32
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MEDIAN: $11.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,866 - $40,268  
   
Bonus
$100.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,567 - $32,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.36 - $15.32  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $21.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$100.00  
   
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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$19,567 - $32,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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Job Description for Rehabilitation Aide

A rehabilitation aide must work to assist a physical therapist and provide the best experience possible for patients receiving therapy. He/she prepares, cleans and maintains the work area as well as disinfect equipment after each use in preparation for the next patient. A rehabilitation aide must also be able to perform a number of other tasks including transporting patients to and from treatment areas, performing clerical duties, taking inventory, ordering and stocking supplies, answering the telephone and taking messages to ensure everything is in order and prepared for the physical therapist. He/she must be professional and capable of interacting with patients in order to insure the most efficient therapy experience.

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Rehabilitation Aide Tasks

  • Perform clerical duties; take inventory, order and stock supplies, answer telephone, take messages and complete forms.
  • Under close supervision of a physical therapist, occupation therapist or rehab team member prepare the patient and administer treatment therapy.
  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.
  • Prepare, clean and maintain work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.

Common Career Paths for Rehabilitation Aide


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Rehabilitation Aides who move on to become Physical Therapists may enjoy significant pay raises, as Physical Therapists get paid an average of $67K per year. A common career progression for a Rehabilitation Aide is to become a Physical Therapist Assistant or a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Compared to Rehabilitation Aides, the first group earns $23K more on average, and the second group earns $26K more.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Aide

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $24K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $27K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $30K in this role. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $29K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Rehabilitation Aide

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Aide Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$25,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Aide Salaries

Rehabilitation
▲4%

Customer Service
▲3%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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