Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy in the United States pull down an average of $78K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Women Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$63,638 - $97,833
(Median)
$64K
$78K
$98K
MEDIAN: $78,133
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$30.56 - $50.38
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$41
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$63,638 - $97,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,287  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $5,896  
Total Pay (?
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$65,652 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.56 - $50.38  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $62.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,287  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $5,896  
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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$65,652 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

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

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Typical Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Regulatory Compliance, Orthopedics, and Physical Therapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Competency in Orthopedics frequently indicates knowledge of Physical Therapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $74K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $82K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $86K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $92K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%
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