Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $58K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $47K per year on average.
Residents of Naperville, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $72K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($62K) and Oakbrook, Ill. ($48K).
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Physical Therapists; median pay is the highest at around $65K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Physical Therapist - Orthopaedic Certified Specialists, who make about $80K annually. American Physical Therapy Association Members also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $74K per year. The best paid folks at Athletico, Ltd. have a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, earning $87K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Orthopedics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $74K per year. Physical Therapy is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of respondents. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, life insurance, 401(a), and gym membership.