Rehabilitation Director Salary

With slightly more than half of Rehabilitation Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Rehabilitation Directors is $90K annually and can range from $65K on the lower end to $108K per year near the higher end. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by career duration and the specific company. Job satisfaction for Rehabilitation Directors is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Female Rehabilitation Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$68,826 - $106,828
(Median)
$69K
$90K
$110K
MEDIAN: $89,591
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$27.30 - $49.18
(Median)
$27
$41
$49
MEDIAN: $40
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$68,826 - $106,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,764  
Total Pay (?
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$64,911 - $108,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 516
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Hourly Rate
$27.30 - $49.18  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $71.08  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,764  
   
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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$64,911 - $108,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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Job Description for Rehabilitation Director

A rehabilitation director (also known as a director of rehabilitation, or DOR), serves as the team leader for a group of professionals who comprise a facility's rehabilitation department. They are generally responsible for overseeing the rehabilitation department's financial affairs, as well as the hiring and maintenance of the rehabilitation team. In smaller facilities, the rehabilitation director may also have direct contact with patients and serve as a hands-on member of the rehabilitation team.

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Rehabilitation Director Tasks

  • Oversee, plan and direct the rehabilitation program including PT, OT, and speech/language therapists.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and clinical competency standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Rehabilitation Director


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For Rehabilitation Directors who go on to become Regional Rehabilitation Directors, career progression may result in slightly increased compensation. On average, a Regional Rehabilitation Director earns $103K annually. Many Rehabilitation Directors advance into roles as Rehabilitation Services Directors or Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists, but the median salaries are $6K lower and $19K lower, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Rehabilitation Director


RehabCare offers the best pay with a median salary of $94K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $71K and maxing out at just $111K.

Reliant Rehabilitation reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $82K) but some workers make up to $95K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Popular Skills for Rehabilitation Director


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Physical Therapy, Operations Management, Speech Pathology, and occupational therapist are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Geriatrics also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Director

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $82K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $88K. Rehabilitation Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $92K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Rehabilitation Director with more than 20 years of experience can earn $96K on average.

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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Director Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Director Salaries

Physical Therapy
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Operations Management
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Speech Pathology
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Occupational therapy
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occupational therapist
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National Average
$89,000

Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
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