Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salary

Average Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy in the United States make around $78K per year. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Men make up a slight majority of Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction for Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$63,898 - $97,833
(Median)
$64K
$78K
$98K
MEDIAN: $78,379
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$30.56 - $50.38
(Median)
$31
$41
$50
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,898 - $97,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,287  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $5,896  
Total Pay (?
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$66,022 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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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$66,022 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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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 Orthopedics, Regulatory Compliance, 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $74K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $82K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $86K. Clinical Directors of Physical Therapy who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $92K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Director, Physical Therapy Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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 29 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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