A Rehabilitation Specialist earns an average wage of $14.15 per hour. A skill in Case Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$27,281 - $60,539
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MEDIAN: $35,654
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$11.30 - $19.61
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,281 - $60,539  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,362 - $48,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.30 - $19.61  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$25,362 - $48,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Specialist Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 26%

National Average
$32,000

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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