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Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy in the United States take home an average $79K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. 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.

$63,067 - $98,650
(Median)
$63K
$79K
$99K
MEDIAN: $78,613
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$30.42 - $50.68
(Median)
$30
$41
$51
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,067 - $98,650  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,178  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $5,500  
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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$65,884 - $104,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.42 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$39.69 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,178  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $5,500  
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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$65,884 - $104,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Regulatory Compliance, Orthopedics, and Physical Therapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Orthopedics and Physical Therapy are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Director, Physical Therapy

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


For Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $74K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $81K. Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy bring in $87K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $93K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

Orthopedics
0%

National Average
$81,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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