Bringing in the most money are Physical Therapy Managers — their earnings average approximately $88K annually. Licensed Physical Therapists are a close second at $78K along with Physical Therapists ($68K) and Staff Physical Therapists (around $67K). Near the bottom at Athletico, Ltd. are Office Coordinators, pulling in an average of just $35K.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $70K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $65K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $75K per year) can be spotted in St. Louis, Mo.; Oak Brook, Ill. ($72K), Cary, Ill. (approximately $70K), and Naperville, Ill. (about $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($55K) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Athletico, Ltd. employees make the most in Indiana, earning $88K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Physical Therapist - Orthopaedic Certified Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $72K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Licensed Physical Therapist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $70K on average. Athletico, Ltd. compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at around $65K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Health and Wellness; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $78K per year. Orthopedics is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the greater part of Athletico, Ltd.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Emergency Response.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, a casual working environment, and free drinks.