A Physical Therapist (PT) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $70,098 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Home Health/Home Care and Geriatrics. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$59,920 - $81,334
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MEDIAN: $70,098
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$31.95 - $50.68
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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$60,994 - $93,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Overtime
$48.58 - $60.87  
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$60,994 - $93,260  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,518,685
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist (PT)

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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 24%

Geriatrics
up arrow 14%

Long Term Care
up arrow 9%

Patient Education
up arrow 5%

Physical Therapy
0%

Rehabilitation
0%

National Average
$73,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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