The highest paychecks go to Speech Pathologists, who earn an average about $44.98 per hour, closely trailed by Physical Therapists ($42.50), Licensed Physical Therapists (around $40.98), and Occupational Therapists ($35.00). Rehabilitation Technicians at Functional Pathways Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $10.50 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($34.59 per hour) can be spotted in Charleston, S.C.; Columbus, Ohio (around $30.00), Cincinnati, Ohio (approximately $29.00), and Knoxville, Tenn. ($25.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lewisburg, Pa. at about $10.68. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Nevada, where they average to $36.50 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $26.50 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Functional Pathways Corporation employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $25.36 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Physical Therapists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $43.26 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Functional Pathways Corporation pays those with a Master of Arts (MA) the most — $44.00.
In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $31.00 per hour. A common skill in Functional Pathways Corporation's work force is Geriatrics; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Long Term Care, Rehabilitation, and Orthopedics.
Benefits and Perks
Half of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Functional Pathways Corporation provides health insurance to a solid majority of respondents, and the larger part of employees do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.