Physical Therapist (PT) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

An average Physical Therapist in Atlanta can expect to take home roughly $68K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are more female Physical Therapists in Atlanta who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,521 - $93,142
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$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,957
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$34.38 - $47.79
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MEDIAN: $41.06
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$51,521 - $93,142  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$57,465 - $99,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$34.38 - $47.79  
   
Overtime
$47.39  
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$57,465 - $99,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 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...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapist (PT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapist (PT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapist (PT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist (PT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 12 salaries. A Physical Therapist (PT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$72,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲30%

Home Care
▲27%

Geriatrics
▲24%

Patient Education
▲11%

Acute Care
▲10%


Rehabilitation
▲4%

National Average
$72,000

Orthopedics
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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