Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) is $61,909 per year. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Total Pay (?
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$49,855 - $78,027
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,909
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Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Total Pay (?
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$26.83 - $42.03
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$49,855 - $78,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $2,000  
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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$51,749 - $84,016  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,000
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$26.83 - $42.03  
   
Overtime
$33.81 - $61.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $2,000  
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).
)
$51,749 - $84,016  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,000
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Pay Difference By Location
San Antonio
up arrow 10%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Cleveland
up arrow 2%
National Average
$65,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
Boston
up arrow 8%
St. Louis
up arrow 8%
Los Angeles
up arrow 11%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 14%
Geriatrics
up arrow 9%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%
Orthopedics
up arrow 1%
National Average
$65,000
Acute Care
up arrow 6%
Pediatrics
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 206 votes.
Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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