Hand Therapist

~ treating people with conditions affecting the hands or upper extremities ~

(wounds scars, burns, injured tendons/nerves, disabilities, etc.)

Work Environment

How to become a certified hand therapist:

- 4 years undergraduate school + Master's degree (additional 2 years)

optional: Doctorate degree (PhD)


median pay: $83,700

top pay: $102,000


- only 4500 hand therapists in the world

- must have 4000 hours of experience before becoming certified