Pay for Mid-Career Physical Therapists sits in the ballpark of $75K annually. Total incomes of Mid-Career Physical Therapists incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $64K and $97K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Mid-Career Physical Therapists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. Some workers in this field — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — 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 report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,947 - $90,979
$61K
$75K
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MEDIAN: $74,799
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$32.39 - $49.18
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MEDIAN: $38.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$60,947 - $90,979  
   
Bonus
$514 - $10,088  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,183  
Total Pay (?
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$63,690 - $97,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,098
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$32.39 - $49.18  
   
Overtime
$43.69 - $66.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$514 - $10,088  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,183  
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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$63,690 - $97,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 898

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ATI Physical Therapy, RehabCare, Kindred Healthcare, Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, and Athletico, Ltd. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Mid-Career Physical Therapists. 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.

Pay for Mid-Career Physical Therapists is the lowest at ATI Physical Therapy, which has a median salary of $71K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,422

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Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Physical Therapists, 10 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Physical Therapists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+9 percent), New York (+7 percent), Portland (+5 percent), and Houston (+3 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Nashville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Grand Rapids and 10 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Physical Therapist (PT)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 186 votes.
079
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
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Home Care
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Geriatrics
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Home Health/Home Care
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Patient Education
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Wound Care
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Neuroscience
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Rehabilitation
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Acute Care
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Health and Wellness
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Spanish Language
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Neurology Clinic
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National Average
$78,000


Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 186 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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