Earnings for Atlanta Physical Therapists come in at around $69K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Physical Therapists in Atlanta making up 70 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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MEDIAN: $69,198
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$59,029 - $100,192  
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Overtime
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$59,029 - $100,192  
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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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$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
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Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $70K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $81K. On average, Atlanta Physical Therapists make $85K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Physical Therapist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $94K on average.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 25%

Geriatrics
up arrow 21%

Patient Education
up arrow 13%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 4%

Rehabilitation
0%

National Average
$75,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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