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Physical Therapy Director Salary

Physical Therapy Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below two-thirds of Physical Therapy Directors. Pay fluctuates from $68K to $108K per year, but expected earnings average $82K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men working as Physical Therapy Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage.
$66,200 - $103,362
(Median)
$66K
$82K
$100K
MEDIAN: $81,879
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$30.96 - $46.93
(Median)
$31
$40
$47
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,200 - $103,362  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$4,069 - $7,059  
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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$67,837 - $108,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.96 - $46.93  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $61.83  
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 - $15,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,069 - $7,059  
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).
)
$67,837 - $108,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Physical Therapy Director

  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Director

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $77K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $83K. Physical Therapy Directors see a median salary of $88K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $86K.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 19%