Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California Salary

The average wage for a Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California is $40.25 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Acute Care, and Orthopedics.

$58,939 - $91,962
$59K
$70K
$92K
MEDIAN: $70,394
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$31.76 - $50.12
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MEDIAN: $40.10
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Salary
$58,939 - $91,962  
   
Bonus
$500  
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$61,189 - $102,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Hourly Rate
$31.76 - $50.12  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$61,189 - $102,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapist (PT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapist (PT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapist (PT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 15 salaries. A Physical Therapist (PT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲22%

▲3%

National Average
$77,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲18%

Long Term Care
▲18%

Acute Care
▲9%

▲8%

Rehabilitation
▲3%


National Average
$77,000

Health and Wellness
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%
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