Physical Therapist Director Salary

With nearly two in three of Physical Therapist Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Physical Therapist Directors is $83K annually and can range from $69K on the lower end to $106K per year near the higher end. In the world of Physical Therapist Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $18K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $69K and $106K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. Most Physical Therapist Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$67,290 - $100,669
(Median)
$67K
$83K
$100K
MEDIAN: $82,598
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$32.79 - $52.60
(Median)
$33
$41
$53
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,290 - $100,669  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,277  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $18,000  
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).
)
$68,844 - $106,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.79 - $52.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$54.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,277  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $18,000  
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).
)
$68,844 - $106,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Physical Therapist Director

Physical therapist directors are responsible for leading staff and monitoring operations of a clinical facility, as well as ensuring the proper handling of patients, enforcing privacy laws, and reviewing reports of the progress of patients. They may also work with insurance representatives within their company to ensure that proper payments are made.

Read More...

Physical Therapist Director Tasks

  • Plan and direct the physical therapy program.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and clinical competency standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee the treatments, services and reporting of patient cases.

Director, Physical Therapy Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Physical Therapist Director


Physical Therapist Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Geriatrics, Orthopedics, and Physical Therapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those proficient in Orthopedics are, more often than not, also skilled in Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $79K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $84K. Physical Therapist Directors bring in $88K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $90K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Physical Therapist Director Salaries



National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Director Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

National Average
$86,000

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT