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Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) is $62,949 per year.

$50,158 - $79,645
(Median)
$50K
$63K
$80K
MEDIAN: $62,949
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$27.19 - $41.73
(Median)
$27
$33
$42
MEDIAN: $33.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$50,158 - $79,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,933  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $2,035  
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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$52,815 - $84,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 575
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$27.19 - $41.73  
   
Overtime
$34.57 - $62.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $2,035  
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).
)
$52,815 - $84,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Physical Therapist (LPT) Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 9%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%

Orthopedics
0%

National Average
$65,000

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%