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Rehab Director Salaries Increased 3.10% in 2021

October 2021--The recently published HCS Rehabilitation Salary & Benefits Report shows Director of Rehabilitation salaries increased 3.10% in the long-term care sector and 3.01% in the hospital sector in 2021. Data reflects rates effective May 2021.

Percent Increase and Pay Comparison

Director of Rehab.



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Hourly rates reflect national 50th percentiles as of June 2021.

In a comparison of rate increases by healthcare type in 2021, hospital Directors of Rehab. received a 3.10% rate increase, long-term care Directors of Rehab. received a 3.01% rate increase, while home health agencies saw the highest pay increase of 7.01%.

In hospitals, the lowest salary for Directors of Rehab. was reported in Arizona, where the 50th percentile was $113,228; the highest was reported in New Jersey, at $140,000. For long-term care, the lowest salary was reported in Ohio, at $72,113; the highest was reported in California, at $113,360.

3,122 total facilities participated in the study, including 1,806 long-term care facilities, 373 hospitals, and 943 home health agencies.  The Report covers 19 therapy jobs, salaries, bonuses, hourly and per diem rates. Ten fringe benefits are included in the study.  Data are reported by state, CBSA, and region.  The Rehab Report is available from HCS for $325.  To order, visit the HCS website at www.hhcsinc.com or call (201) 405‑0075.

With over 50 years’ experience in national healthcare salary and benefits research, Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service is recognized for its comprehensive and reliable specialized studies. HCS provides the source for establishing and maintaining an effective compensation program. 



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