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.

$54,267 - $93,827
(Median)
$54K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,198
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$34.49 - $48.52
(Median)
$34
$41
$49
MEDIAN: $40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$54,267 - $93,827  
   
Bonus
$814  
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$59,029 - $100,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Hourly Rate
$34.49 - $48.52  
   
Overtime
$47.93  
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Bonus
$814  
   
Total Pay (?
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$59,029 - $100,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.

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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%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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