The highest paychecks go to Physical Therapists, who earn an average about $38.97 per hour, closely trailed by Speech-Language Pathologists ($37.57), Rehabilitation Directors ($37.50), and Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists (approximately $36.52). Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $24.52.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $34.93 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Aegis Therapies, Inc. workforce (27 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $28.00 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $35.97 per hour) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $35.00), Fort Myers, Fla. ($35.00), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($33.97) are the next top-paying cities. At around $30.90, Laporte, Ind. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Florida offers the highest pay at $35.39 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Physical Therapists earn $41.92 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Aegis Therapies, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a medical degree — these employees rake in around $37.19 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Long Term Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $34.81 per hour. A garden variety skill at Aegis Therapies, Inc. is Geriatrics; a solid majority of Aegis Therapies, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, and Orthopedics round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Aegis Therapies, Inc., the larger part of workers have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Aegis Therapies, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, malpractice / liability insurance, and a casual working environment.