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Restorative Aide Salary

Median pay for Restorative Aides in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $11.37 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.08 per hour, and the top verges on $15.09. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (80 percent) of Restorative Aides who took the survey are female. While one-half report receiving no health benefits, approximately half do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well.

$9.08 - $15.09
MEDIAN: $11.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $15.09  
$1.00 - $20.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $51.06  
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).
$19,011 - $32,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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Job Description for Restorative Aide

Working as a restorative aide involves work in the medical field. The work involves helping patients with rehabilitation and patient care. Necessary job skills may include good communication skills and nursing skills. You must have the ability to treat a patient with care and understanding. Working as a restorative aide may involve physical work. For example, an aide may be required to help a patient stand, sit, and walk. Another requirement may be to aid a patient in eating and drinking fluids. A restorative aide may be required to work both indoors in a rehab clinic or outdoors when assisting patients with walking and other physical activities.


Restorative Aide Tasks

  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.
  • Prepare, clean and maintain work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
  • Perform clerical duties; take inventory, order and stock supplies, answer telephone, take messages and complete forms.
  • Under close supervision of a physical therapist, occupation therapist or rehab team member prepare the patient and administer treatment therapy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Restorative Aide

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

Restorative Aides with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $23K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $26K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Restorative Aides make a median salary of $28K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $29K.

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Experience Affects Restorative Aide Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


80 %
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 50%