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Restorative Aide Salary

Average Restorative Aides in the United States make around $11.29 per hour. Pay ranges from $8.98 per hour on the low end to $14.97 on the high end. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well. Female Restorative Aides far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$8.98 - $14.97
MEDIAN: $11.00

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Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $14.97  
$7.15 - $21.24  
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$0.00 - $50.68  
Total Pay (?
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$18,796 - $32,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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.

More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $23K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $26K. Restorative Aides bring in $29K after working for 10 to 20 years. Restorative Aides who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $31K on average.

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 24 votes.


83 %
17 %

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: 52% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 45%