The highest average salaries go to Physical Therapists, who bring in close to $38.97 per hour, though Speech-Language Pathologists are not far behind at $37.57 along with Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists (around $37.00) and Clinical Fellowship Year Speech Language Pathologists ($31.44). Physical Therapist Assistants make an average about $24.15, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $32.00 per hour. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $26.56 per hour. The largest fraction of Aegis Therapies, Inc. people (27 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $35.16 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $37.00 per hour) can be spotted in Honolulu, Hawaii; Boston, Mass. (about $35.00), Fort Myers, Fla. ($35.00), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($33.97) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $28.00, Evansville, Ind. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to $36.12 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Physical Therapist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $41.92 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Aegis Therapies, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) — these employees rake in around $38.44 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Speech Pathology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $34.33 per hour. Geriatrics is a popular skill among Aegis Therapies, Inc. workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include 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
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in seven survey participants. A solid majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. Aegis Therapies, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.