Physical Therapy Director Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths of Physical Therapy 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 $74K to $122K per year and averages out to $91K 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 56 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$72,472 - $114,437
$72K
$91K
$110K
MEDIAN: $90,695
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$33.96 - $65.00
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MEDIAN: $42.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,472 - $114,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$5,139  
Total Pay (?
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$73,863 - $121,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$33.96 - $65.00  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,139  
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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$73,863 - $121,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Physical Therapy Director

A physical therapy director usually works at a medical establishment dedicated to carrying out therapy to aid in the recovery from ailments or injuries. This includes private practices, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and schools.

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Physical Therapy Director Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Director

Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapy Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapy Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapy Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapy Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 52 salaries. A Physical Therapy Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physical Therapy Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Director Salaries

National Average
$92,000

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 10%