The average pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) is $65,506 per year. A skill in Geriatrics is associated with high pay for this job.

$53,873 - $79,779
(Median)
$54K
$66K
$80K
MEDIAN: $65,505
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$28.61 - $41.38
(Median)
$29
$34
$41
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$53,873 - $79,779  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$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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$56,123 - $84,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 377
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$28.61 - $41.38  
   
Overtime
$25.76 - $59.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$493.16 - $9,729  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$56,123 - $84,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,232

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Skills That Affect Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 10%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Physical Therapy
0%

National Average
$67,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Wound Care
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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