Physical Therapy Director Salary

Physical Therapy Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $75K to $123K per year, median earnings come to $92K per year. Most Physical Therapy Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Men make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Directors (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$73,306 - $119,103
$73K
$92K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,296
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$34.17 - $50.51
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MEDIAN: $42.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,306 - $119,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$6,471  
Total Pay (?
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$74,818 - $123,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.17 - $50.51  
   
Overtime
$66.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,471  
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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$74,818 - $123,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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 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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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Director

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


Physical Therapy Directors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $84K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $93K. For Physical Therapy Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $104K.

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Key Stats for Physical Therapy Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$93,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Director Salaries

National Average
$93,000

Orthopedics
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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