Physical Therapy Manager Salary
Physical Therapy Managers in the United States take home approximately $82K per year on average. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. Most Physical Therapy Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Managers (53 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$59,283 - $99,010|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,759|
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|$56,306 - $99,161|
|Hourly Rate||$19.57 - $46.11|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,759|
|Total Pay (||$56,306 - $99,161|
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.Read More...
Those in this position are also responsible for the financial side of operations, particularly in private clinics. In these cases, they may also be required to implement financial strategies, forecast and anticipate requirements, monitor variances, and assess and analyze financial reports.
Working as a physical therapy manager requires some degree of interpersonal skill because, along with assistants, administrative colleagues, and aides, they also interact with patients on a daily basis. Depending on their employer, they may also interact with many other people, such as hospital staff or representatives from an organization's department of physical therapy. They usually work during regular working hours, but some may also be on-hand during nights or weekends if needed. To be employed as a physical therapy manager, it is required to be licensed within your state, and most organizations expect a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.
Physical Therapy Manager Tasks
- Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
- Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities of the PT department.
- Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, stay abreast of new therapy approaches.
- 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Manager
Pay by Experience for a Physical Therapy Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Therapy Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Therapy Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Physical Therapy Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 72 salaries. A Physical Therapy Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 40 salaries.
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