Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salary

Mid-Career Physical Therapists take home an average $71K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Physical Therapists, overall income ranges from $60K near the bottom to $94K at the top; this can include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Mid-Career Physical Therapists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Mid-Career Physical Therapists (66 percent) who took the survey are women. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,096 - $86,331
(Median)
$57K
$71K
$86K
MEDIAN: $70,806
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$30.31 - $47.47
(Median)
$30
$37
$47
MEDIAN: $37.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$57,096 - $86,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,120  
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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$60,186 - $93,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$30.31 - $47.47  
   
Overtime
$20.24 - $66.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,120  
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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$60,186 - $93,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,067
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT)


Those at Amedisys Home Health Care can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $101K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Mid-Career Physical Therapists that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Physical Therapists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+12 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Grand Rapids and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Physical Therapist (PT) Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 11%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 8%

Home Care
up arrow 8%

Spanish Language
up arrow 6%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%

Wound Care
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Patient Education
0%

Neuroscience
0%

National Average
$75,000

Orthopedics
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Health and Wellness
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Neurology Clinic
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Pediatrics
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 339 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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