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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) is $62,186 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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$49,797 - $78,754
(Median)
50K
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69K
79K
MEDIAN: $62,185
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Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Total Pay (?
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$26.89 - $41.85
(Median)
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42
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,797 - $78,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,988  
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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$51,601 - $83,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 958
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$26.89 - $41.85  
   
Overtime
$34.16 - $62.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,988  
   
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).
)
$51,601 - $83,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 958
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Pay Difference By Location

San Antonio
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 8%
Cleveland
up arrow 2%
National Average
$65,000
Houston
up arrow 1%
Chicago
up arrow 2%
Boston
up arrow 8%
St. Louis
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 13%
Geriatrics
up arrow 9%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 4%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%
Orthopedics
up arrow 1%
National Average
$65,000
Acute Care
up arrow 6%
Pediatrics
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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