Rehabilitation Director Salary

The average salary for Rehabilitation Directors in the United States is $89K annually, and pay runs especially high in New York, where the average is $111K. Rehabilitation Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+17 percent) and Dallas (+7 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$68,294 - $107,379

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$27.37 - $49.48

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$68,294 - $107,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,845  
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$64,238 - $108,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 533
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$27.37 - $49.48  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $71.01  
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$0.00 - $9,845  
   
Total Pay (?
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$64,238 - $108,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
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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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At the upper end, Rehabilitation Directors who move into a Regional Rehabilitation Director role may earn a little more as the latter position has a median salary of $104K per year. Rehabilitation Directors most frequently become Rehabilitation Services Directors and Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists even though median compensation is $5K lower and $19K lower, respectively.

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Salary cannot be beat at RehabCare, where median pay comes to $94K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $71K, and the higher end is not far away at $111K.

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — Reliant Rehabilitation offers the lowest median salary at $82K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $25K and $95K.

Popular Skills for Rehabilitation Director


Rehabilitation Directors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology, Occupational therapy, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Geriatrics also tend to know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Director

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $81K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $88K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $92K in this role. Rehabilitation Directors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $97K.

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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
0%

National Average
$89,000

Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

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