Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Lead Physical Therapists with Geriatrics skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $76K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $85K. Lead Physical Therapists with Geriatrics skills see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $90K.