Rehabilitation Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Rehabilitation Specialist is $14.23 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$26,972 - $67,724
(Median)
$27K
$35K
$68K
MEDIAN: $35,477
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$10.50 - $21.85
(Median)
$11
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,972 - $67,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,741 - $60,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $21.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $22.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$23,741 - $60,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Rehabilitation Specialist

A rehabilitation specialist usually works in a medical entity that encourages development for clients who have mental illnesses or mental disabilities. The rehabilitation specialist will usually create plans for individuals in order to help them adapt to daily living. The specialist may teach and help the clients in areas such as personal grooming skills, communication, and recreational activities. This person also teaches how to cope with daily living. The specialist may provide opportunities for the client to socialize and participate in activities. This may involve carrying out research in order to determine the availability of programs and what programs will be most suited for the patient’s needs.

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Rehabilitation Specialist Tasks

  • Guide patients in coping skills and behavioral modification techniques.
  • Accompany patients to appointments and assist in daily life routines.
  • Ensure supportive living and aid to patients with mental health disorders.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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