The average salary for a Physical Therapist (PT) in Chicago, Illinois is $67,330 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Long Term Care and Geriatrics.

$59,390 - $82,469
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MEDIAN: $67,329
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$30.69 - $60.00
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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$980 - $7,213  
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$60,575 - $92,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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$30.69 - $60.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
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$60,575 - $92,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 42%

Geriatrics
up arrow 22%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Neuroscience
up arrow 4%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 5%

Patient Education
up arrow 6%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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