Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salary

Mid-Career Physical Therapists can expect to earn an average of $75K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Physical Therapists bottoms out near $64K and approaches $98K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Mid-Career Physical Therapists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Physical Therapists. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,526 - $90,984
$62K
$75K
$91K
MEDIAN: $74,962
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$32.40 - $49.67
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MEDIAN: $38.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$61,526 - $90,984  
   
Bonus
$515 - $10,078  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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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$63,979 - $97,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,088
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$32.40 - $49.67  
   
Overtime
$44.36 - $66.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$515 - $10,078  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $9,500  
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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$63,979 - $97,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 886

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Mid-Career Physical Therapists flock to ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare, Kindred Healthcare, Athletico, Ltd., and Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Mid-Career Physical Therapists, comfortable salaries can be found at Amedisys Home Health Care; in fact, median earnings sit around $101K, the highest in the area.

ATI Physical Therapy offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $72K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $65K to $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,469

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Physical Therapists in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Physical Therapists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Nashville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Grand Rapids (14 percent lower) and Denver (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
▲7%

Home Care
▲6%


Patient Education
▲5%

▲4%

Neuroscience
▲4%

Acute Care
▲3%

Wound Care
▲3%

Rehabilitation
▲2%

Health and Wellness
▲2%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

Neurology Clinic
▼0%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

▼1%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 22%