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Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

Earnings for Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy in the United States come in at around $78K annually on average. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than half. The majority of Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy (50 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$62,062 - $97,447
(Median)
62K
78K
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97K
MEDIAN: $77,786
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$26.45 - $50.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,062 - $97,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $9,000  
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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$64,881 - $102,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.45 - $50.87  
   
Overtime
$39.43 - $44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $9,000  
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).
)
$64,881 - $102,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
United States (change)

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.

Director, Physical Therapy Job Listings

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Survey takers who work as 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. Aptitude in Orthopedics tends to also indicate an understanding 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.


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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $73K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $80K on average. Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $85K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $93K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%