Physical Therapist (PT) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Median pay for Atlanta Physical Therapists lies in the neighborhood of $69K per year. Female Physical Therapists in Atlanta survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Physical Therapists in Atlanta, Ga. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$52,414 - $95,997
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$69K
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MEDIAN: $69,150
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$34.38 - $47.57
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MEDIAN: $40.51
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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$52,414 - $95,997  
   
Bonus
$900  
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$58,490 - $99,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$34.38 - $47.57  
   
Overtime
$47.39  
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$900  
   
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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$58,490 - $99,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
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Georgia:
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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Physical Therapists in Atlanta, Ga., experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $70K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $81K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Physical Therapists in Atlanta claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $86K. Atlanta Physical Therapists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $94K.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$74,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲26%

Home Care
▲23%

Geriatrics
▲21%

Patient Education
▲8%

Acute Care
▲7%


Rehabilitation
▲1%

National Average
$74,000

Orthopedics
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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