Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Physical Therapists sits in the ballpark of $72K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Physical Therapists approaches anywhere from $61K on the lower end to $94K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $4K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Mid-Career Physical Therapists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,814 - $87,465
(Median)
$58K
$72K
$87K
MEDIAN: $71,737
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$30.73 - $47.11
(Median)
$31
$38
$47
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$57,814 - $87,465  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,172  
Profit Sharing
$198.32 - $5,139  
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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$60,738 - $94,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$30.73 - $47.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$25.34 - $65.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,172  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.32 - $5,139  
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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$60,738 - $94,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,115
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Athletico, Ltd., Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare, and Amedisys Home Health Care are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Physical Therapists. Amedisys Home Health Care attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $101K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,455

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

For Mid-Career Physical Therapists, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Physical Therapists will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Denver (5 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 7%

Home Care
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Patient Education
up arrow 2%

Wound Care
up arrow 2%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%

Neuroscience
0%

National Average
$75,000

Orthopedics
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Health and Wellness
up arrow 1%

Neurology Clinic
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 315 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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