Physiotherapist Salary (United States)

A Physiotherapist earns an average salary of $58,870 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Physiotherapist Total Pay (?
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$39,840 - $82,746
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MEDIAN: $58,869
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Physiotherapist Total Pay (?
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$15.76 - $39.35
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,840 - $82,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
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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$40,375 - $88,769  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.76 - $39.35  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
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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$40,375 - $88,769  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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 26%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 18%
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