Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

For Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy, yearly average wages total $77K annually. Final cash compensation to Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy varies from around $64K to approximately $98K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $12K, respectively. Men make up the majority of Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy (60 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$62,997 - $97,412
$63K
$77K
$97K
MEDIAN: $76,910
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$32.46 - $46.79
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MEDIAN: $41.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$62,997 - $97,412  
   
Bonus
$100.90 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$64,162 - $97,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$32.46 - $46.79  
   
Overtime
$54.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.90 - $7,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$64,162 - $97,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

A clinical director of physical therapy is a high-level administrator who oversees the quality of care in a hospital's physical therapy department or in a dedicated physical therapy clinic. The clinical director typically interviews and hires staff physical therapists, as well as monitors their work with patients and patient progress. The director may also establish various programs and therapy procedures and processes to be used, and they must ensure that all physical therapy activities fall within regulatory parameters.

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Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Tasks

  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee the treatments, services and reporting of patient cases.
  • Plan and direct the physical therapy program.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and clinical competency standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy


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Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy who go on to become Physical Therapist Directors may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Physical Therapist Director, an upper-level role, pays $84K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $74K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $84K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $88K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $94K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Key Stats for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$81,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

▲2%

Regulatory Compliance
▲1%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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