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Physiotherapist Salary

Physiotherapists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $60K per year. For the most part, Physiotherapists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Physiotherapists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Some workers in this field — nearly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,236 - $85,000
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$41K
$60K
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MEDIAN: $60,180
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$20.00 - $40.24
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$41,236 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
Total Pay (?
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$42,834 - $89,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $40.24  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $40.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,123  
   
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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$42,834 - $89,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Physiotherapist

A physiotherapist is a health care professional who focuses on the movement and function of a person's body. Because this position deals principally with movement, a physiotherapist may work with people of all ages who have a variety of health conditions. Physiotherapists also deal with consultation, injury prevention, and education for patients.

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Physiotherapist Tasks

  • Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.
  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.

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Experience Affects Physiotherapist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 21%
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