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Physical Therapy Manager Salary (United States)

Median pay for Physical Therapy Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $79K annually. Cash earnings for Physical Therapy Managers — which occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $58K to approximately $97K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Women make up a slight majority of Physical Therapy Managers (54 percent) survey respondents. Most Physical Therapy Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Physical Therapy Manager Salary (?
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$63,963 - $94,953
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79K
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MEDIAN: $78,918
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Physical Therapy Manager Salary (?
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$17.08 - $45.56
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$63,963 - $94,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,074  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,146  
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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$58,187 - $97,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$17.08 - $45.56  
   
Overtime
$34.96 - $68.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,146  
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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$58,187 - $97,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Physical Therapy and Orthopedics are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Physical Therapy is a skill commonly found among those who know Orthopedics.

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 $72K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $76K. Physical Therapy Managers bring in $86K after working for 10 to 20 years. Physical Therapy Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $84K.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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National Average
$79,000
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Though Physical Therapy Managers can find somewhat larger paychecks in Chicago — just above the national average — location actually has a very small overall effect on compensation in this occupation. Physical Therapy Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+3 percent).

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Experience Affects Physical Therapy Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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$79,000
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Skills That Affect Physical Therapy Manager Salaries

Physical Therapy
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Orthopedics
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National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 16%