Physical Therapists in Denver, Colo. pull down an average of $64K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and nearly one-half earn dental coverage. Most Denver Physical Therapists report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Physical Therapists in Denver are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $64,352
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$52,645 - $81,480  
   
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$900 - $10,500  
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$56,400 - $82,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Hourly Rate
$28.77 - $43.39  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
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$56,400 - $82,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
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$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
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Colorado:
$283,800
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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 Denver, Colo., more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $70K. For Physical Therapists in Denver, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $79K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Care
up arrow 13%

Acute Care
up arrow 11%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 6%

National Average
$68,000

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%


Geriatrics
up arrow 5%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 6%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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