Rehabilitation Director Salary

The median pay for Rehabilitation Directors comes out to approximately $91K per year in the United States, but employers in Los Angeles offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $117K. Rehabilitation Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+22 percent), New York (+20 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), and Nashville (+8 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$64,535 - $110,370
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$91K
$110K
MEDIAN: $90,567
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$28.86 - $50.20
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MEDIAN: $40.72
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$0$110K
Salary $64,535 - $110,370
Bonus $0.00 - $10,213
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,483
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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$63,266 - $110,831
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 495
Hourly Data $0$72
Hourly Rate $28.86 - $50.20
Overtime $36.61 - $72.75
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,213
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,483
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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$63,266 - $110,831
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212

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

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 $104K annually. Many Rehabilitation Directors go on to become Rehabilitation Services Directors or Physical Therapist Directors despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $6K lower and $7K lower, respectively.

Rehabilitation Director Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Rehabilitation Director


Rehabilitation Directors fill the offices of leading firms Aegis Therapies, Inc., Genesis Rehab Services, RehabCare, Tender Touch, and Reliant Rehabilitation. Kindred Healthcare leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $97K. Other big spenders include Select Rehabilitation, Inc., HCR ManorCare, and Tender Touch, top-paying firms where Rehabilitation Directors see paychecks nearing $95K, $94K, or $94K.

Reliant Rehabilitation, Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., and Genesis Rehab Services also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $80K, $85K, and $88K.

Popular Skills for Rehabilitation Director


Rehabilitation Directors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Speech Pathology, Operations Management, Physical Therapy, and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Physical Therapist Assistant as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Occupational therapy assistant and Orthopedics also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Geriatrics are also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Director

Pay by Experience for a Rehabilitation Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Rehabilitation Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Rehabilitation Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Rehabilitation Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 232 salaries. A Rehabilitation Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 123 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $90,027

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Rehabilitation Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Rehabilitation Director?

Rehabilitation Director in Lafayette:
"Clinical support and continuing education."
Pros: Genesis management has been very supportive with enhancing my skills as a therapist and a manager. The clinical education, mentoring and training is so abundant and you can always rely on a clinical director to help you out with any questions regarding policies and procedures or scope of practice issues.
Cons: Health insurance is not the best; Stress level with current job responsibilities including need to request insurance authorization, patient intake, supervisory role, marketing to MD offices and other health care providers, managing 9 staff, scheduling, direct patient care, hiring, interviewing and orientation of new hires, and attending meetings.

Rehabilitation Director in Adrian:
"The best at what I do."
Pros: Helping people working with others.
Cons: Boss is not good. He does things incorrectly.

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Key Stats for Rehabilitation Director

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Director Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$90,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Director Salaries




Geriatrics
▼0%

National Average
$90,000


Rehabilitation
▼1%

occupational therapist
▼4%

Orthopedics
▼6%

Occupational therapy assistant
▼19%

Physical Therapist Assistant
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%
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