Rehabilitation Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Rehabilitation Technician is $10.99 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Rehabilitation Technician Total Pay (?
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$18,904 - $39,453
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MEDIAN: $25,210
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Rehabilitation Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.86 - $14.54
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,904 - $39,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $303.67  
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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$18,546 - $31,233  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $14.54  
   
Overtime
$4.41 - $22.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $303.67  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,546 - $31,233  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
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Job Description for Rehabilitation Technician
A rehabilitation technicians' main duty is to assist therapists in providing patient care, including providing direct care to individuals and groups. These technicians must follow all directions given by the therapist to help ensure that patients receive correct treatments, and they need to integrate the therapist's directions with the patients' goals during treatment sessions. Additionally, they help assist their department in clerical and administrative tasks to ensure the department runs smoothly. Rehabilitation technicians also help encourage patients and their families, as well as help answer questions and resolve issues as needed.
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Rehabilitation Technician Tasks
  • Maintain client files and records.
  • Setup, clean, and maintain equipment and treatment areas under the supervision of therapists.
  • Assist Occupational and Physical Therapists with treatments.
  • Schedule, prepare and transport patients to rehabilitative treatments.
Read more about: Physical Therapist Aides
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Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
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Houston
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National Average
$23,000
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Rehabilitation Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Rehabilitation Technician in Houston:
"Two VR Counselors To One Technician Affects Service Delivery."
Must like working with people. Negotiate a higher salary and be prepared to work extremely hard. And must be able to adapt often to change.
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Experience Affects Rehabilitation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Rehabilitation Technician Salaries

Rehabilitation
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Customer Service
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National Average
$23,000
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Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 35%
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