Earnings for Physical Therapists in Atlanta come in at around $69K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Atlanta Physical Therapists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$900  
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$58,882 - $100,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Overtime
$47.93  
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$58,882 - $100,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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.


For many Atlanta Physical Therapists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $70K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $80K. For Physical Therapists in Atlanta, Ga., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $85K. As Physical Therapists in Atlanta reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $94K.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 25%

Home Care
up arrow 22%

Geriatrics
up arrow 20%

Patient Education
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%


National Average
$75,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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