Rehabilitation Director Salary

The average salary for Rehabilitation Directors in the United States is $90K annually, and pay runs especially high in Los Angeles, where the average is $117K. Rehabilitation Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+22 percent), New York (+20 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), and Nashville (+8 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$64,500 - $111,089
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$90K
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MEDIAN: $90,170
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$28.64 - $50.92
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MEDIAN: $40.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,500 - $111,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,226  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,483  
Total Pay (?
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$63,003 - $111,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 502
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$28.64 - $50.92  
   
Overtime
$34.67 - $71.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,226  
   
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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$63,003 - $111,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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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 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.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the rehabilitation program including PT, OT, and speech/language therapists.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.

Common Career Paths for Rehabilitation Director


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Rehabilitation Directors who transition into new roles such as Regional Rehabilitation Director may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Regional Rehabilitation Director earns $104K per year. A lot of Rehabilitation Directors advance their careers by becoming Rehabilitation Services Directors and Physical Therapist Directors. However, those positions offer $5K less and $6K less per year on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Rehabilitation Director


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Rehabilitation Directors include Aegis Therapies, Inc., Genesis Rehab Services, RehabCare, Tender Touch, and Reliant Rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Directors seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Kindred Healthcare, where the average salary comes to $97K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Select Rehabilitation, Inc., HCR ManorCare, and Tender Touch, top-paying firms where Rehabilitation Directors rake in a $95K, $94K, or $94K, respectively.

Reliant Rehabilitation, Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc., and Genesis Rehab Services also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $80K, $85K, and $88K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Rehabilitation Director


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills 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. Most people skilled in Geriatrics are similarly competent 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: $89,958

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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 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Director Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

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 88 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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