Bringing in the most money are Physical Therapists — their earnings average about $38.30 per hour. Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists are a close second at approximately $37.80 along with Speech-Language Pathologists (around $37.57) and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants ($27.67). Physical Therapist Assistants make an average $24.48, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $30.00 per hour. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $25.90 per hour. The largest slice of the Aegis Therapies, Inc. workforce (27 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $34.49 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($38.50 per hour) can be spotted in Sarasota, Fla.; Boston, Mass. (around $35.00), Fort Myers, Fla. ($35.00), and Minneapolis, Minn. (about $33.97) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Westminster, Md.; in fact, at $28.05 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — approximately $36.12 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $43.53 per hour for Licensed Physical Therapists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Aegis Therapies, Inc. workers who hold a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) are also well compensated, earning $37.19 on average.
In this position, it pays to have Speech Pathology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $34.33 per hour. A common skill in Aegis Therapies, Inc.'s work force is Geriatrics; a fair number of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, and Physical Therapy.
Aegis Therapies, Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in six respondents enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A solid majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Aegis Therapies, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.