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Physical Therapy Director Salary

Two in three of Physical Therapy Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $69K to $111K per year, but median earnings come to around $84K per year. Men make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Directors (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$67,734 - $109,794
(Median)
$68K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,971
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$31.51 - $47.95
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$41
$48
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$67,734 - $109,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,067  
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $7,002  
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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$68,875 - $110,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$31.51 - $47.95  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $60.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $7,002  
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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$68,875 - $110,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $78K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $84K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. Physical Therapy Directors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $89K.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 19%