Physical Therapist (PT) Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California is $68,618 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Long Term Care and Rehabilitation. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$51,860 - $81,449
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,618
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Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$30.04 - $44.16
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,860 - $81,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
Total Pay (?
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$57,901 - $87,830  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$30.04 - $44.16  
   
Overtime
$32.13 - $56.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
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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$57,901 - $87,830  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist (PT) in San Diego, California Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 26%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 12%
Health and Wellness
up arrow 9%
Geriatrics
up arrow 4%
Orthopedics
0%
National Average
$72,000
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Physical Therapy
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%
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