Licensed Physical Therapists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $40.98 per hour; Licensed Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Program Managers, and Physical Therapist Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $34.50, around $31.50, and $28.49, respectively. Financial compensation for Rehabilitation Technicians is rather low — on average only approximately $10.50 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($37.00 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn. (about $26.49), Lancaster, Pa. (approximately $25.18), and Maryville, Tenn. ($23.25) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Williamsport, Pa.; in fact, at around $12.50 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in South Carolina, where pay average out at $36.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $20.25 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Functional Pathways Corporation employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $24.38 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Physical Therapists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $42.00 per hour. It pays to have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Physical Therapist Assistant Studies at Functional Pathways Corporation — these employees make the most at approximately $27.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Physical Therapy; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $34.39 per hour. A garden variety skill at Functional Pathways Corporation is Geriatrics; the larger part of Functional Pathways Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, and Orthopedics.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of respondents, and nearly one-half report receiving dental coverage as well.