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Physical Therapy Manager Salary

Pay for Physical Therapy Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $79K per year. In the world of Physical Therapy Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $59K and $99K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Managers (55 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. For the most part, Physical Therapy Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$65,691 - $95,321
(Median)
$66K
$79K
$95K
MEDIAN: $79,055
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90%

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$17.43 - $46.63
(Median)
$17
$37
$47
MEDIAN: $37.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$65,691 - $95,321  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$59,306 - $98,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$17.43 - $46.63  
   
Overtime
$34.84 - $69.60  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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).
)
$59,306 - $98,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Job Description for Physical Therapy Manager

Physical therapy managers oversee staff and day-to-day operations at their places of work. Where they work, exactly, varies greatly. Many are employed within private physical clinics, as well as hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, sports facilities, schools, health centers, and many other organizations. Regardless of location, however, their duties remain similar across the board. These include: seeing and evaluating patients; providing rehabilitative care; training and directing staff and operations; providing technical direction regarding patient cases hiring and training new assistants and staff; and, sometimes, running informative programs.

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Physical Therapy Manager Tasks

  • As a clinician, supervise staff and give technical direction with evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, stay abreast of new therapy approaches.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities of the PT department.

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Physical Therapy Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Physical Therapy and Orthopedics are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Employees educated in Orthopedics are typically practiced in Physical Therapy, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Manager

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $73K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $77K. Physical Therapy Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $87K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $85K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Manager Salaries

Physical Therapy
up arrow 3%

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 16%
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