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Restorative Aide Salary

The average Restorative Aide in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $11.35 per hour. Pay ranges from $9.07 per hour on the low end to $14.93 on the high end. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Restorative Aides are female. The majority of Restorative Aides claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by slightly less than one-half and dental coverage is claimed by over a third.

$9.07 - $14.93
MEDIAN: $11.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $14.93  
$1.94 - $20.22  
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).
$18,993 - $32,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $23K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $26K. Restorative Aides claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $28K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $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.


82 %
18 %

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: 47% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 48%