Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois is $66,283 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Long Term Care and Geriatrics.
Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$50,758 - $83,867
(Median)
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78K
MEDIAN: $66,283
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Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$28.95 - $46.87
(Median)
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47
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,758 - $83,867  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
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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$54,155 - $91,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$28.95 - $46.87  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $63.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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).
)
$54,155 - $91,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 48%
Geriatrics
up arrow 28%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%
Orthopedics
up arrow 5%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 5%
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%
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