Physical Therapist Director Salary

With just below two-thirds of Physical Therapist Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $72K to $108K per year and averages out to $85K per year. Total cash earnings of Physical Therapist Directors range from $72K on the low end to $108K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $19K, respectively. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Male Physical Therapist Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. The majority of Physical Therapist Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,147 - $106,409
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MEDIAN: $84,974
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$31.57 - $49.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,147 - $106,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
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$72,124 - $108,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Hourly Rate
$31.57 - $49.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$72,124 - $108,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.

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Physical Therapist Director Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist Director


Job skills reported by Physical Therapist Directors are limited. Those who have experience with Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, and Orthopedics can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Orthopedics tend to be well versed in Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapist Director

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapist Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapist Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapist Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapist Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 72 salaries. A Physical Therapist Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 27 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physical Therapist Director

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapist Director Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$87,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapist Director Salaries

▲5%

Physical Therapy
▼0%

National Average
$87,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 16%
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