Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Lymphedema Therapist is $35.61
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lymphedema Therapists?
An early career Lymphedema Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30.23 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Lymphedema Therapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.92 based on 16 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Lymphedema Therapists Do?
Lymphedema therapists help to mitigate the effects of lymphedema in patients, as there is currently no known cure for the condition. This condition develops when a build-up of lymph fluid occurs in superficial tissues as a result of damages to the lymphatic system, or occasionally as a result of breast cancer treatment.
These therapists use forms of physical therapy to help patients exercise, as fluid-buildup can inhibit them from performing basic everyday tasks. They also recognize that …Read more