Rehabilitation Aide Salary

Rehabilitation Aides in the United States pull down an average of $11.79 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, roughly one-half have medical insurance and roughly two-fifths receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Rehabilitation Aides is high. Most Rehabilitation Aides survey respondents are women (77 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$19,797 - $40,406
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MEDIAN: $27,581
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$9.50 - $15.32
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MEDIAN: $11.79
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Salary $19,797 - $40,406
Bonus $100.00
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$19,820 - $32,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.50 - $15.32
Overtime $13.21 - $22.95
Annual Data $0$32K
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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$19,820 - $32,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

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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. Rehabilitation Aides most often move into positions as Physical Therapist Assistants or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants; those groups report median salaries that are $23K higher and $26K higher, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Aide

Pay by Experience for a Rehabilitation Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Rehabilitation Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Rehabilitation Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Rehabilitation Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 33 salaries. A Rehabilitation Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 15 salaries.

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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 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Aide Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$25,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Aide Salaries

Rehabilitation
▲5%

Customer Service
▲4%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 46%
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