Physical Therapy Manager Salary

Average Physical Therapy Managers in the United States make around $79K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Physical Therapy Managers can bottom out near $59K or peak near $99K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Managers (54 percent) survey respondents. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$65,832 - $95,087
(Median)
$66K
$79K
$95K
MEDIAN: $79,113
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$17.67 - $46.81
(Median)
$18
$37
$47
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$65,832 - $95,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,024  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
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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$59,094 - $98,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$17.67 - $46.81  
   
Overtime
$34.72 - $70.00  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,550  
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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$59,094 - $98,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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 focused set of job skills. Orthopedics and Physical Therapy are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those with knowledge of Orthopedics tend to be skilled in Physical Therapy as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Physical Therapy Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $73K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $77K. Physical Therapy Managers see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $84K on average.

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

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

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

Physical Therapy
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 15%
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